Stages Of Worship Renewal

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Worship renewal, like most growth in the natural or spiritual realms, takes place in stages, beginning with the awareness of the need for renewal. It culminates in a climate that encourages continued openness to the Spirit's transformation of church worship.

In the past several decades, the research of educational specialists has made it increasingly clear that progress, development, and change occur in stages. The work of Piaget and Kohlberg in moral development, as well as that of James...


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