In this paper, the Urbana 03 worship team explores the roles of the worship leader, distinct musical elements, use of time, important themes and overall atmosphere in four worship traditions found in North America: Latino, African American, Asian American and Caucasian North American.

What do you think of when you think of worship? How does musical worship contribute to our discipleship, our community and our mission? This video from InterVarsity's Multiethnic Ministries challenges us to expand our understanding of worship and participate in God's diverse kingdom now.

This hymn was written as a poem in 1901 by American pastor Maltbie Babcock, inspired by the frequent walks he took amidst the natural beauty of upstate New York.