Over the course of the last week, several people have asked me how to begin using the Book of Common Prayer. Here is a brief introduction for those who might be interested in exploring this historic resource for individual and corporate prayer. THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER (1979 edition) Tradition is the living faith of the dead.
When I was a kid, the first book of the Bible I learned to find on my own was the Psalms. It’s right in the middle. Place your thumbs in the center of the pages and pull. As far as my Christian faith is concerned, all the crosses and comforts particular to my journey continue
Happy All-Saints/Reformation Day! On this day the Western Christian celebrates those who have died and gone to be with Christ, and wait with us for His second coming (see Hebrews chapter 11). This day also commemorates Reformation Day within the churches that I am most familiar as an actual parishioner. Lutheran and Reformed communities use