Posts by Julie Tennent
Why a “Hard-Copy” Hymnal?
Two thousand year Canon of Worship A hymnal contains a trustworthy collection of hymns from across the Wesleyan tradition, and back through 2,000 years of Christian worship. It is a canon of worship that proclaims the theological and doctrinal content of our faith in song, and brings together the voices of Christians past and present. …Read More
The Value of Hymnals in the Life of the Church Today
This hymnal is a unique collection, gathering together hymns of the broad Wesleyan tradition from across the scope of many denominations that emerged from that great movement. In addition to this vast heritage are a number of new hymns that are continuing to emerge in concert with Wesley’s legacy. In a day of ever-expanding digital…Read More
The Enduring Place of Hymnals in the Church
Worship is the central act of the people of God. It is the distinctive mark of the Christian, exhibiting itself through holy living, love of God and neighbor, social action in a broken world, and gathering together in community. When we gather, we sing. Singing is the language of the soul –in praise of God,…Read More