Home Worship Planning Preaching Resources Worship Matters: Episode 41 - In-Person Worship, Part 4: Who Shall We Become?

Worship Matters: Episode 41 - In-Person Worship, Part 4: Who Shall We Become?

By Cynthia Wilson

Rev. John Thornburg returns to the podcast as the Worship Team discusses his article “When We Return” after a year of two pandemics. Rev. Thornburg, of the Texas Methodist Foundation, says that now is the time to ask big questions about the nature of the church and how we go about Seeing All the People. In light of the pandemic of systemic racism, Rev. Thornburg invited the church to move from an understanding of “safe space” to a more prophetic “brave space” that acknowledges differences of opinion and belief and understanding and yet allows room to speak truth that leads to transformation. Join us for this thrilling and challenging conversation.

“Worship Matters” is a podcast from the worship team of Discipleship Ministries, designed to deal with the intricacies of planning worship each week. Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Wilson, Executive Director of Worship Ministries and the Director of Liturgical Ministries; Dr. Diana Sanchez-Bushong, Director of Music Ministries; and Dr. Derek Weber, Director of Preaching Ministries, this podcast explores how to plan worship using the common lectionary while creating worship experiences and series that are engaging, relevant, and adaptable for any church setting.

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