Contemplative Worship

Related to my current interest in contemplative spirituality, I've beenĀ pondering some foundational questions about Protestant worship. In particular,

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Lucy Smith

Whether they admit it or not, most preachers approach Mother's Day with fear and trembling. In some places it ranks right up there with Easter as a

Planning Communion with Youth

This past Sunday was "Youth Sunday" at Fourth Church. Our eighth grade confirmation class planned the liturgy and led the 11:00 service and our high

In One Week: Electric Chapel

Several years ago I organized three U2charist worship events at Fourth Church (one of which was covered by the Christian Century). Those were