The next edition of the Christ Church Davis prayer book has arrived! This edition covers the seasons of Epiphany through Easter. It contains weekly Scripture readings, Psalms, artwork related to the readings, and a prayer litany for each week between January 10 and April 17, 2016. Readings for everyday during Holy Week and services for
A third edition of the prayer book I have been compiling for our congregation has been published. This edition spans each week between Ascension Sunday on May 17th and the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost on July 30th. You can purchase a hard copy for yourself here or download a PDF copy for your tablet, phone,
The season of Lent provides an opportunity to be honest about pain...and to put it in perspective. At its best Lent is a communal and individual return to the waters of baptism, not a "self-help" fashioning of a better "me" or another chance to reinstate a list of failed New Year's resolutions. It is less
A new edition of the prayer book I put together for our congregation has been published. This edition covers every week from January 11th through April 4th. You can purchase a hard copy for yourself here. It only cost $5.81 per copy, so order one for yourself, family, and friends. Or download a free PDF
Someone snapped this picture of my little daughter, Eden, at a prayer meeting this morning with my wife. And a little child shall lead them...
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.
The 2013 Lenten season is almost upon us. This coming Wednesday marks the beginning of the forty days leading to the Easter celebration. Here are a few resources to enrich your Lenten journey this year. Lent Resources 2013 What is Lent? The Christian year centers on the major events of salvation history, celebrating Jesus’ birth,
Modern life and prayer seem antithetical. Family life and prayer can seem antithetical. The reality of my family's situation is that the earliest rays of sunlight are greeted by the cries of children. The needs that these cries signal continue throughout most of the day. At the end of the day hundreds of mini- crises have been
(via Magnificat 7/29/2012)