Historic changes are occurring in the convergence of worship styles throughout the Christian church. Christians across the theological spectrum are seeking to learn from their own tradition's roots and from the liturgical expressions of believers in other times and places. Here worship expert Clayton Schmit examines worship in church settings around the globe and provides a practical manual for shaping liturgies that are informed by and relevant to contemporary missional contexts. The book broadens current ecumenical worship conversations, reveals insights drawn from the church at worship in the world, and argues for a common understanding of a theology of worship.A Worship Manual for the Missional Church Clayton J. Schmit ... First, while most Christians hold to a central orthodoxy, within which we can claim to be universally catholic (united) in our understanding of the faith, the distinctive aspects of theology that ... Second, among the first precepts of Christian faith is universal agreement regarding the good news of Goda#39;s grace. ... But every sermonaas does the full arc of the biblical narrativeawill contain a proclamation of good news. If it doesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Sent and Gathered (Engaging Worship)|
|Author||:||Clayton J. Schmit|
|Publisher||:||Baker Academic - 2009-10-01|