Posts Tagged ‘worship’

Independent Church

What is life like in an Independent Church?

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Independent Church

What is life like in an Independent Church?

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‘Independent’ really means ‘non-denominational’, because it doesn’t belong to some of the older denominations like the Anglican, Methodist or Baptist church. However, lots of churches belong to larger groups like New Frontiers International, or Vineyard. Independent churches might have their own building, but a lot […]

The Free Church of Scotland

What is worship like?

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The Free Church of Scotland

What is worship like?

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The Free Church of Scotland has around 100 congregations all over Scotland and approximately 12,500 people attend worship each week. The Church is “Presbyterian”, which means that decisions are made by a board of elders who are chosen from the congregation. It is Reformed, which means […]

Art and the Christian Faith – Catherine Stephenson

What is the relationship between art and faith? Does one come out of the other?

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Art and the Christian Faith – Catherine Stephenson

What is the relationship between art and faith? Does one come out of the other?

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Can faith inspire art? How can art be a reflection of your faith? What inspires art? What is the relationship between art and worship? Christian artist, Catherine Stephenson, considers these and other questions surrounding her faith and her art.

Christian Spirituality -Prayer as an act of worship

How and why do Christians pray?

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Christian Spirituality -Prayer as an act of worship

How and why do Christians pray?

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Do you know anyone who prays? Some people pray regularly but sometimes prayer isn’t something people give much throught to at all. People pray in many different ways for lots of reasons. Christians see prayer as an important part of their relationship with God, after all […]

Christian Spirituality – Growing in a relationship with God

How does meditation play a part in Christian worship?

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Christian Spirituality – Growing in a relationship with God

How does meditation play a part in Christian worship?

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Life can be full of noise and distractions and many people like to practice meditation as an opportunity to unwind or reflect. Perhaps one might go to a meditation class or listen to a meditation CD. Some people practise yoga or pilates which include elements of meditation to help calm and […]

Christian Spirituality – Community Worship

Why do Christians worship together?

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Christian Spirituality – Community Worship

Why do Christians worship together?

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Most people have experienced some form of community worship at some time. Whether that’s in a religious building, a prize giving ceremony, a school assembly with a thought for the day or even celebrating together at a football match. Worship means to show worth. Christians believe that […]

What is an evangelist?

Chip Kendall gives a quick summary of life as an evangelist.

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What is an evangelist?

Chip Kendall gives a quick summary of life as an evangelist.

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The English word “evangelism” comes from the Greek word euaggelion. As a noun the word literally translated means: “gospel” or “good news.” In the verb form (euaggelizesthai), the meaning of the word changes to mean “announce” or “bring good news.” The Greek word appears fifty-five […]

Work and worship – Can you connect with God through your job?

What is one Christians view of the caring profession?

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Work and worship – Can you connect with God through your job?

What is one Christians view of the caring profession?

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As a Christian can your job be a form of worship? Can that job be a calling from God? What are the highs and lows of working as a nurse? Can your faith impact how you approach your job? Discover one Christian’s experience of being […]

Church in the Middle Ages

How did churches get their distinctive design?

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Church in the Middle Ages

How did churches get their distinctive design?

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Going to church in the early Middle Ages was a bit like going to a football match today – people came to watch as supporters, not to join in. The priest offered mass (communion) for the people at the altar, taking the bread and wine […]

Music

How do Christians use music in worship?

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Music

How do Christians use music in worship?

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Music has always been important in worship – whether it’s with other people or by yourself. You’ll find a lot of singing in the Bible. It talks about angels singing constantly to God to praise him. The longest book in the Bible – the book […]

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