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A Call to an Ancient Evangelical Future

PROLOGUE In every age the Holy Spirit calls the Church to examine its faithfulness to God’s revelation in Jesus Christ, authoritatively recorded in Scripture and handed down through the Church. Thus, while we affirm the global strength and vitality of … Continue reading

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Practical Suggestions for Celebrating the Church Year

If you’re like me, celebrating Advent may conjure up childhood memories of those peculiar “Advent Calendars” where you pop out a piece of chocolate each day as Christmas nears. Suffice to say, not all approaches to celebrating the Church Year … Continue reading

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How to Pray the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer (Part 8) – Morning Prayer

After having gone through the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) order for Evening Prayer in some detail, I will now show some of the unique aspects of Morning Prayer. Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer are very similar. They both have … Continue reading

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How to Pray the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer (Part 7) – Making it Easy (in fact, brainless…)

If you’ve been following along this series (or learned to pray the BCP Office by other means), after an attempt or two (or perhaps just upon hearing), it may seem daunting with all the flipping of pages and navigating through … Continue reading

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How to Pray the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer (Part 6) – The Prayers

How often have you sat down to pray and have not known what to say? You may even care deeply about a specific topic, but after sixty to ninety seconds your creativity has run its course and you find yourself … Continue reading

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Readings for the Daily Office of the Book of Common Prayer

The following is an aid to help make praying the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) easier. Rather than navigating through the lectionary and then flipping through your Bible to find the daily readings, I copied them … Continue reading

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How to Pray the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer (Part 5) – The Readings

The Word of God does not simply give us information about religious truths. Rather the Word of God is the central medium through which we come to know and experience God (cf. Lk. 24:32). It is furthermore the central agency … Continue reading

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