For the last ten years, first at Mars Hill Church and now at Willow Creek Church, Aaron has been trying to invite people into a worship journey that moves beyond singing songs. As Aaron tried to create something “new”, he discovered that many have had this figured out for generations and generations. They call it “The Liturgy”.
And so Aaron has been wrestling with the question: How do we bring the depth and wisdom of the Liturgical tradition into the questions and struggles of today? What can we learn? How can our past shape and launch us into the future? Since the word liturgy means “the work of the people”, how do we best invite our spiritual communities into this work?
On the show we discuss…
Aaron’s faith background and how he discovered beauty in liturgical traditions.
a New Liturgy, a worship experience project that Aaron has put together along with some friends.
The Practice, a liturgical gathering associated with Willow Creek.
Media We Mention:
- Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer
- Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
- The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality
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