The name Maundy Thursday is from the Old French mandé, which comes from the Latin mandatum novum –literally meaning “new mandate” or “new commandment.” This mandatum novum refers to Jesus’ famous words given to his disciples in the upper room as recorded in John’s Gospel: “A new command I give you: Love one another. As...Continue Reading
Dr. Jeff Vogan is the Director of Worship for the Capital Presbyterian family of churches. He holds a BA in music education from Houghton College, an MA in Biblical studies from Reformed Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Worship Studies degree from the Robert E. Webber Worship Studies Institute. When he’s not behind the keyboard, you’ll find Jeff exercising with his wife, Debbie.