December 2014 update

December 2014 update

Ministry Update Angel choir sing Hallelujah God’s redeeming love proclaim Let Thy Church, in every nation, Sing the glory of Thy name. Sing the glory of Thy name. Aaron Shust recorded a new Christmas album this year. He has a moving rendition of “Advent Carol.” The lyrics of that hymn are reminder of the nature […]

September 2014 update

September 2014 update

Ministry Update “How do students learn?” is a question I often ask myself as Curriculum Design Officer with Horizon International Schools (HIS). It was beneficial to spend two full days at the end of August focussing on that question with the faculty of Fairview Baptist Bible College in Jamaica. My colleague, Dr. Dale Marshfield, and […]

"Come Back Soon"

“Come Back Soon”

Songs for the Easter Season, Part 3 The Internet in general, and social media in particular, thrives on currency. Posts get greater exposure when they relate to current events. It seems that the news cycle keeps getting shorter. My blog doesn’t get a lot of my time or attention. That will be apparent to anyone who […]

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June 2014 update

Ministry Update We are once again offering Horizon’s Effective Online Teaching course for some of Horizon’s affiliate schools, ministry partners, and missions organizations who are interested in developing ministry training programs using new information and communication technologies. We praise God for 26 participants from Australia, Egypt, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Nigeria, and the United States. We […]

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“Everything Sad Is Coming Untrue”

Another Song for the Easter Season, this one more recent and alluding to Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: “Gandalf! I thought you were dead! But then I thought I was dead myself. Is everything sad going to come untrue? What’s happened to the world?” “A great Shadow has departed,” said Gandalf, and then he laughed […]

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“He Was Heard”

Songs for the Easter Season Being raised in a non-liturgical Christian community, I’m too often oblivious to the church calendar (with the exceptions of Christmas, Easter & All Hallow’s Eve [=Halloween!]). Yesterday a friend pointed me to Trevin Wax’s “Don’t Waste the Easter Season“. Trevin argues that we spend the 50 days between Resurrection Sunday […]

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Worship in the face of death

Carl Truemann on Tragic Worship: Christian worship should immerse people in the reality of the tragedy of the human fall and of all subsequent human life. It should provide us with a language that allows us to praise the God of resurrection while lamenting the suffering and agony that is our lot in a world […]

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