Historical evangelical revivalism used service elements to prepare people to hear a preached message that proclaimed the Gospel. Bringing that format, and those elements into week by week worship brings the same pressure to bear on the sermon every week to proclaim the Gospel, otherwise the worship would be missing that essential element. This article …

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Every Moment Holy is a collection of liturgies for everyday life composed by Douglas McKelvey. This one, entitled A Liturgy For Those Flooded By Too Much Information has been published at The Rabbit Room as a response to the coronavirus. A couple of paragraphs: When the cacophony of universal distress unsettles us, remind us that …

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Watch someone with a completely scripted contemporary order of service maintain they’re non-liturgical. Stephen McAlpine bounces off the observation that all churches have a liturgy of some sort or another, the issue is whether it conveys the reality of the Kingdom of God or is shaped as a pastiche that reflects the Kingdom of the …

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