Tag: worship

  • Screens in Church?

    Visual images are powerful. We are surrounded by images used to influence our behavior as consumers. What is the role of the church in using images? I wrote an article for Reformed Worship about using visuals in church. I see the connection between computer icons and iconography. I’ve also blogged about using a stained glass…

  • Mothers Day & Church

    Mothers Day & Church

    Mothers Day is not a liturgical holiday, but many congregations tend to treat it like one. After all, it falls on a Sunday. Addressing the Pitfalls of Mothers Day in Church There’s a negative side to celebrating Mothers Day in church. Plenty of women don’t find their hearts lifted by the sight of pink carnations…

  • Using Visuals in Church: Stained Glass of the Day

    You know you’ve had a successful vacation when you’re honestly glad to be back at work.  I felt very fortunate to step into the pulpit today and say Welcome to worship. I’m really paying attention to how I use images in church, so let me record what I did. Lately I’m working with the idea…