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Some thoughts about worship from Taylor Burton-Edwards.

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July 2, 2014

Whatever Happened to Kingdomtide?

By Taylor Burton-Edwards

Whatever happened to Kingdomtide? Why was it created in the first place? Why don't we hear much about it […]

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January 20, 2012

Ancient-Future and Blended Worship: What Are They and What’s the Difference?

By Taylor Burton-Edwards

The genesis of this article was as a response to a comment on our Facebook Group, UMC Worship. The original […]

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December 20, 2011

When You MUST Cancel Christmas

By Taylor Burton-Edwards

If you've lived in the "snowbelts" of the U.S. for any length of time, you know there are times […]

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July 10, 2011

Rising Gas Prices vs. Worship: How Worship Can Still Win

The cost of fuel in the United States is likely to make a mark on congregations, once again, and maybe […]

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August 25, 2010

On Prayer: With Our Bodies, In Community, and In the Spirit

In every case, what the body does to participate in this prayer is not an "add-on" to the prayer, but […]

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August 18, 2010

On Prayer: Our First Vocation

How much time is spent in prayer when you gather for worship? What steps have you already taken to make […]

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July 9, 2010

On U.S. Flags in U.S. United Methodist Worship Spaces

Does the flag of The United States of America belong in the worship spaces of United Methodists in the U […]

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November 20, 2009

Does Intercession Work?

Over this past weekend, a number of major news outlets carried the story of the results of the largest, most […]

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November 20, 2009

Ordo and/or Chaos: Some Thoughts on Worship Stations

Worship in The United Methodist Church is very diverse, but generally grounded in the same fourfold pattern (ordo) of gathering, […]

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November 20, 2009

Worn Out Words for Worship? A Review of a Lecture by Louis-Marie Chauvet

One of the questions that Methodists have regularly faced over our history in the United States is whether our official […]

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