Sold by: Amazon. Skip to main content Sandra Van Opstal. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. She is a liturgist and activist who is passionate about mobilizing Christians for reconciliation and justice and creating spaces where voices from different cultures can come together in peace and overcome division.
We live in a time of unprecedented intercultural exchange, where our communities welcome people from around the world. Music and media from every culture are easily accessible, and our worship is infused with a rich variety of musical and liturgical influences. But leading worship in multicultural contexts can be a crosscultural experience for everybody. How do we help our congregations navigate the journey? Innovative worship leader Sandra Maria Van Opstal is known for crafting worship that embodies the global, multiethnic body of Christ. Likening diverse worship to a sumptuous banquet, she shows how worship leaders can set the table and welcome worshipers from every tribe and tongue. Van Opstal provides biblical foundations for multiethnic worship, with practical tools and resources for planning services that reflect God's invitation for all peoples to praise him. When multiethnic worship is done well, the church models reconciliation and prophetic justice, heralding God's good news for the world. Enter into the praise of our king, and let the nations rejoice! Read more Read less.
A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the Mormon church. Maybe it won't be a big deal. What you described, just being in each other's presence, sounds perfect. Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward. So I was falling head over heels for this guy, but in the meantime I didn't feel like we were going anywhere. You should take all of the above advice to heart and follow it just in case, so you can make a smooth transition should it ever be necessary.
She really likes me, and if she could change one thing about me it would be my lack of religion. If you are not old enough to consider marriage, you should be careful about having a serious, exclusive relationship. Props to your sister. That is the million dollar question. My husband, regardless of religious affiliation, is a beloved son of our Heavenly Father who is very much worthy of my love, affection and dedication. If it is even possible, would it strengthen or weaken their ability to develop a personal relationship with their Heavenly Father. Another simple and doable option is to go online; there are many LDS dating sites where you can sign up and meet new and interesting people. He had no idea what he was getting himself into.