RISEN: ANOTHER CHRISTIAN FILM BELOW THE MARK

RISEN: ANOTHER CHRISTIAN FILM BELOW THE MARK

By Jared Tomlinson Gregorian chant. Byzantine iconography. Gothic architecture. Renaissance polyphony. The Inklings. For most of the past two millennia, Christians have been at the forefront of the world’s aesthetic life. And then the twentieth century arrived. During the twentieth century, especially its latter half, Christians traded their leading role for cheap imitation of the rest… Read More ›

PRAYER, FASTING, ALMS: IMPORTANT DISCIPLINES

PRAYER, FASTING, ALMS: IMPORTANT DISCIPLINES

By the Rev’d Dr. Daniel McGrath This year during Lent the topics of Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving will be featured in many sermons, written about in many parish newsletters, and thought about in detail by most practicing Churchmen around the country.  These three disciplines were commended by our Lord in his Sermon on the Mount and… Read More ›

ASH WEDNESDAY DEVOTIONAL

ASH WEDNESDAY DEVOTIONAL

By the Rev’d Dr. Charles Erlandson Matthew 6:16-21 If you’re following along with the 1928 Prayer Book lectionary, you’ll have noticed that I’m meditating on the lesson from the Gospel Proper lesson and not the 2nd lesson from Morning Prayer (if not, then you probably won’t have a clue what I’m talking about!  Isn’t Anglicanese… Read More ›

RISE UP AMONG US: THE SEASON OF ADVENT

RISE UP AMONG US: THE SEASON OF ADVENT

By the Rev’d Dr. Derrick Hassert Lex orandi, lex credendi. The law of prayer is the law of belief. This is a hallmark of classical Anglican Christianity. It oftentimes seems that Anglicans cling to a Prayer Book out of step with the modern age, a Prayer Book that has undergone relatively minor revisions and rearrangements… Read More ›

WAKE, AWAKE, FOR NIGHT IS FLYING

WAKE, AWAKE, FOR NIGHT IS FLYING

By the Rev’d Dr. Charles Erlandson Advent is God’s cosmic alarm clock. Since we humans are creatures bound by time and we will have calendars, we will observe hours and days and times and seasons.  We will set alarm clocks and timers so that we don’t miss something important.  Many of us will even observe… Read More ›