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Reflections on Worship and Justice

By Tim Dearborn on August 13, 2015
Worship is an integral act of justice. Worship isn’t simply a means to provoke people to engage in acts of justice.

Faith and Science – The Connection to Justice with Dr. Jennifer Wiseman

By Joseph Kolapudi on June 20, 2014
“I believe there is a link between worship, preaching and justice, as well as how faith and science interacts with that. The way we use science and technology to inform and transform the world and how people can be assisted in this is one way to facilitate the conversation and stimulate others to get involved”.

Social Action and Justice - A Conversation with Ron Sider

By Joseph Kolapudi With Dr. Ron Sider on June 20, 2014
Dr. Ronald Sider, co-founder of Evangelicals for Social Action (ESA) has been a consistent partner of the Ogilvie Institute of Preaching, but many may not realize that the connection with Fuller Theological Seminary and its initiatives started long ago.

Creative Worship on the Canvas - A Conversation with Mandy Smith

By Joseph Kolapudi on June 4, 2014
“You don’t want worship just to be about downloading information,” says Cincinnati Micah Group member and minister Mandy Smith. Right at the heart of communication is revisiting the atmosphere of worship.

Worship, Reconciliation and the Church: A Conversation with Sandra Van Opstal

By Joseph Kolapudi With Sandra Van Opstal on May 15, 2014
Coming from a Colombian-Argentinian background, Sandra found out from an early age that the call to righteousness and justice “was a deeply-embedded cultural value that was an expression of where I came from: a community of poverty and marginalization.”


Christians in the Visual Arts

By Jenelle D'Alessandro With on September 5, 2010
Christians in the Visual Arts exists to explore and nurture the relationship

An Interview with Pete Greig, Urban-Monastic

By Jenelle D'Alessandro With Pete Greig on September 22, 2010
An Interview with Pete Greig, founder of 24-7 Prayer.

Puritan Prayers for Preaching

With Arthur Bennett on September 24, 2010
MY MASTER GOD, I am desired to preach today, but go weak and needy to my task; Yet I long that people might be edified with divine truth, that an honest testimony might be borne for thee; Give me assistance in preaching and prayer, with heart uplifted for grace and unction.


By Chuck Norton With Renovaré on September 24, 2010
Drawing from the example of Jesus Christ and the historical Church, Renovaré

Mars Hill Audio

By Chuck Norton With Mars Hill Audio on September 24, 2010
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