Archives for Sep 12, 2010 @ 16:01

Cell Phone Guidelines

I sometimes commute to North Park University on the train. On the morning ride into the City, the train is quiet and everyone abides by the “keep it quiet” rule. On the ride home in the late afternoon, the guideline changes: You can talk. With one exception: There are some cars that manage themselves as [Read More…]

Our History, Our Weakness

The average Christian knows next to nothing about the history of Christian theology. The average pastor learned the stuff in seminary but does little with it in the busy life of parish ministry. I could be wrong in those two points, or slightly exaggerated, but there is nothing I’ve read or experienced that counters those [Read More…]

Preparing for Eucharist

In Alister McGrath’s newest book, The Passionate Intellect: Christian Faith and the Discipleship of the Mind, four themes connected to eucharist are explored briefly, and I want to reflect on each one over the next four weeks. Today is our second theme. Anticipation. One of the more remarkable features of the two earliest Lord’s supper [Read More…]

Prayer for the Week

O God, because without you we are not able to please you mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [Read more…]