The Prayers of the Church come after the readings, the sermon and the creeds. We’ve been through the training, but we’re still in our bubble. The Prayers of the Church are about to burst that bubble.
A mentor does many things, but there is one part distinct to mentors; relating experience. Teachers train us in a given discipline. Parents guide us in ethics and morality. A mentor is a guide on the path we’ve chosen.
It takes time, but we understand that stagnation is death, and change is life. If change is life, it makes sense that Heaven itself isn’t about stasis, but change.
The Liturgy as Narrative Part II The Service of the Word Previously, I walked through the very beginning of the Liturgy as microcosm of story telling, but if I take…
*I wrote this for a another blog a few years ago. Photo credit © 2004 Icon Productions What I learned in church about Judas Betrayal is a word we don’t…
Worship is…a spiritual experience to be grounded in truth. The benefits and challenges of the liturgical worship are the same as those of the experiential worship.
We’ve been getting married for so long that, in a lot of ways, we’ve forgotten that marriage is a promise, a gift, and a mystery.
Is religion really the problem? I’ve heard a number of leaders in Christendom say It’s not about religion, but a relationship. Jesus didn’t start a religion, he started a movement….