A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: Calls to Service

By Joe LaGuardia A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns is a series on hymnody and worship in the church.  By incorporating personal testimony and theological reflection, the series draws meaning and strength from sacred songs past and present. In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul encouraged Christians to “live a life worthy of the calling to whichContinue reading “A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: Calls to Service”

A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: The Shape of Liturgical Action

By Joe LaGuardia A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns is a series on hymnody and worship in the church.  By incorporating personal testimony and theological reflection, the series draws meaning and strength from sacred songs past and present. I fear that some people see hymns only as a nostalgic remnants from the church of yesteryear, that hymnsContinue reading “A Pastor Appreciates the Hymns: The Shape of Liturgical Action”