Our pastor has a secret weapon. On a weekly basis, he consults a treasure trove of biblical commentary material directly from the Fathers of the Early Church, via the wonders of his Logos Bible Software. The ability of this technology to search such a large body of written material for relevant commentary is quite amazing.
I came across a great little book a few weeks ago by two of my favorite Lutheran theologians called The Catholicity of the Reformation. It's based on a series of lectures given over 15 years ago at a couple of conferences sponsored by the Center for Catholic and Evangelical Theology. The section that follows comes
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.