WebGem: Mary Did You Know?

Our WebGems selection for Midwinter (December 2015 / January 2016) is the haunting “Mary Did You Know?” that we have been allowed to share with you courtesy of Peter Hollens. The song, available for purchase at loudr.fm, speaks for itself. Our thanks to Peter Hollens, for allowing us to embed this video and feature it as […]

December 29, 2015 in WebGems by

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Happy Easter Season

We hope you have wonderful, restorative Easter season!   Below, dancer Rena Jones-Guidry of the Providence Baptist Church provides an original interpretation of a song that speaks to the promise of a resurrection, within our own life experience. Find out more about Praise Dance, including how to choreograph the song “Resurrection” right here on our site. […]

April 21, 2014 in Celebrations and Holidays, Featured Articles by

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WebDef: Iconography

I·con·o·gra·phy /īkəˈnägrəfē/ – Noun: Visual imagery used to convey meaning beyond the surface level. Also, the identification, description, and classification of signs and symbols.  >>more  It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. This is the basis of the art of iconography, the conveying of meaning through symbolic means, beyond or without the aid […]

August 23, 2013 in WebDefs by

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Sensitivity at Easter… the Passion Play

Are you a music director or minister, considering a passion play but perhaps concerned the contents may be anti-Semitic and may cause ill feelings among Jewish friends? Of course, we would not want to inflict harm unintentionally. We would want to tell our most holy story with care. The recommendations below will be of use […]

March 31, 2011 in Peacemaking by

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The Myth of Redemptive Violence

“God has deliberately sided with the poor and oppressed of the world by embracing their vulnerability in the midst of a deadly empire.” –John Dear

October 19, 2010 in Stormy Issues by

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