Archives for Sep 18, 2009 @ 12:49

The Chapel and Friends

Monday and Tuesday I was in Akron conversing with, learning from and speaking to some area pastoral leaders who are associated with the wonderful church called The Chapel, right there at the University of Akron. It was fun to see old friends like Jay Halley and Bob Robinson, meet new friends, and again to spend [Read More…]

Is (low church) Evangelicalism Protestant?

Early in September October I sat down with Bryan Chapell’s new book, Christ-Centered Worship: Letting the Gospel Shape Our Practice , and studied his chart on the order of services in the Church, what he called the “Liturgy of the Word” which is to be distinguished from a eucharist service (Liturgy of the Upper Room). [Read More…]

Worthy of Imitation 6

John Newton, author of the Christian hymn is one of Chris Armstrong’s “patron saints for postmoderns” (Patron Saints for Postmoderns: Ten from the Past Who Speak to Our Future), and while one could trot any number of reasons to emulate John Newton, Armstrong focuses on his peace-making or grace-spreading life. Grace came to Newton in [Read More…]