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& Growth |
General Worship Resources
Founded by Stephen M. Newman, author of "Experiencing Worship - A Study
of Biblical Worship", this site provides resources for worship leaders
and other interested worshippers. Includes articles, message boards, sections
on worship studies, music, church jobs, drama, sound & video, and more.
Contemporary and evangelical in perspective.
& Arts Network
With an international missionary vision for glorifying God, this site
seeks to "[serve] local churches in facilitating worship that is both
artistically and culturally relevant." Contains articles, music, quotes,
links, and much more.
Expressions of Worship
Claiming to be "the ultimate resource site for the worship community"
this is a wide-ranging collection of resources, articles, and links in
a mostly mainstream evangelical mode and with a rather far-reaching definition
of worship. Fun to explore.
Worship Resource Center
The Worship Resource Center focuses on contemporary worship. Resources
include devotional thoughts, an e-mail forum, a database of songs, career
opportunities, and events.
A collection of religious inter-faith spiritual resources for those who
Created by Barry Liesch, author of The
New Worship, and others connected with Biola University, WorshipInfo.com
is a web site for sharing ideas and information about Christian worship.
Preaching & Lectionary Resources
Resources on preaching, including lectionary resources are included on
the Preaching and Teaching Resources page.
Christian Copyright Licensing International
If you want to copy contemporary Christian music, project songs on a screen,
or record your worship service, then the services of CCLI are a "must"
for you. They also have an excellent set of links
to Christian publishers, performing artists, and other resources.
Christian Computer Concepts
The name is a bit misleading as this company specializes in music software
& MIDI hardware. They offer excellent customer service for congregations
who are doing contemporary music and need advice on equipment and software.
A site of special interest to church musicians, especially those who use
contemporary technology and/or do their own composing and arranging. Finale
Music offers a variety of music notation software including the free Finale
A website from Apex Publishing Services featuring the Psalms. includes
a page of links
to many other websites on the psalms.
Drama in Worship
A membership-based site for all kinds of Christian drama. Members have
access to royalty-free scripts, as well as assistance in writing scripts,
makeup, lighting and sound, mime, puppetry, clowning, choral reading,
and interpretive movement.
Arts in Worship
Art to Heart
A website devoted to the relationship of Christian worship and the visual
arts. Includes a growing list of worship resources and links to places
where you can purchase prints of Christian art masterpieces on the web.
Spirituality & Growth
From the Reformed Church in America website come some practical suggestions
for scripture reading, prayer, and spiritual leadership, as well as some
fairly extensive bibliographies on Lectio Divina, spiritual direction,
and even Myers-Briggs Type Indicator resources.
The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation
The Shalem Institute is an ecumenical Christian organization dedicated
to assisting people in spiritual growth through the contemplative tradition.
Mennonites have been among those who have studied at the Institute in
order to nurture their own Christian walk and becoming spiritual directors
for others. The site includes a number of helpful introductory articles
on contemplative spiritual formation and spiritual direction as well as
a listing of programs offered by Shalem.
Spiritual Directors International
SDI is a world-wide ecumenical membership organization of Christian spiritual
directors and the people who train them. It was begun in 1989 at Mercy
Center in Burlingame, California. The site contains some helpful information
on spiritual direction as well as links to other resources.
Spirituality & Health
This website, a spin-off from the quarterly print magazine of the same
name, has an abundance of resources, including articles on spiritual practices,
an interactive excercise to assess your own spiritual needs, movie reviews,
and "Soul Boosters" email newsletter. Liberal Christian in perspective
with openness to learn from other religions.