What is it about some of the Christmas golden oldies that evoke such warm feelings of home and holiday?
Worship, in the Reformed understanding, is a dialogue between God and his people, a dialogue in which God speaks, and we respond.
What role does lament play in our worship? If we come into God’s presence as whole persons, we come burdened with illness, grief, and confusion as well as with joy; with regrets and sorrows as well as with thanksgiving.
Our “estate planning” would do well to include equipping ourselves with songs that have nurtured the Church for decades and centuries.