Archives for Nov 14, 2008 @ 15:00

Our Prayers

We are praying for the folks in Santa Barbara. [Read more…]

Friday is for Friends

On Fridays at the Jesus Creed blog we converse about a book that helps us form friendships, and we are now reading through Kathleen Norris, Acedia & Me: Marriage, Monks and the Writer’s Life. This is a book that paints pictures of “acedia” — something that wanders in between depression and apathy and a simple [Read More…]

The Dark Side of Sovereignty

Many evangelical Christians emphasize what is called the doctrine of assurance, the conviction that one is saved and destined/elected for eternal blessedness. But, what happens to the person who, once fully assured and confident and joyous, discovers that assurance has been snatched from her or his hands? In other words, once you accept the sovereignty [Read More…]

Advent Practices

A letter about advent resources. What are your suggestions? Hi Scot, I’ve been taken in a big way by the return of the spiritual practices / ancient way. I’m particularly interested as we approach Advent how I, as a member of a non-liturgical (in the common sense of the word) can embrace the season of Advent [Read More…]