Reformed Worship: Lift Up Your Hearts

The June 2013 edition of Reformed Worship features many articles about Lift Up Your Hearts. For this reason, we are making it available to everyone online (excluding copyrighted material that only appears in the printed edition). Questions? Email us at

How Can I Keep from Singing?

Editorial by Joyce Borger

Unity, Reconciliation, Justice

A Series on the Belhar Confession

By Howard D. Vanderwell, Norma de Waal Malefyt

Ten Reasons Why Hymnals Have a Future

Feature by John D. Witvliet

***This article has been picked up and published by Worship Leader as well.

Common Threads

Come and See by Dean R. Heetderks

Singing the Story Into Our Bones

Feature by James K.A. Smith

What I'm For

Reflections: A Place for Hymnals in Confemporary Churches

By Paul Thé

The Hymnal as Teacher

Reflections by Leonard J. VanderZee

The God of Abraham Praise

Reflections: Singing the Old Testament

By Carol M. Bechtel

The Psalter in the Hymnal

Psalms by Martin Tel

The Gifting of Songs

Reflections: What We Can Learn from Other Communities

By Joel Navarro

Order from Chaos

Reflections by Diane Dykgraaf

A Hymnal for a New Generation

Reflections by Brenda Kuyper

How to Transistion to a New Hymnal

Resources: by Annetta VanderLugt

Reflections: Lift Up Your Hearts: A Pastor's Perspective

By Tim TenClay

The Lord's Prayer

Resources: A Service of Confession and Assurance

By Brenda Kuyper

Something Old, Something New

Movement by Julia K. Start Fletcher