Checking our Vital Signs in Crisis Uncertainty, inconvenience, violence, sickness, and social upheaval are enough to cause anyone to bunker down and just take care of "me, myself, and I". Our impulse during a crisis may be to control, to self-protect, or fight back against things that we don't understand or agree with. When our... Continue Reading →
Matthew Westerholm helpfully condenses some of John Calvin's thoughts on singing and prayer. You can read it here... First, singing our prayers helps us unite our gathered church. Second, singing our prayers helps focus our wandering thoughts. Third, singing helps inflame our withering affections. Fourth, singing our prayers helps us engage our entire bodies.