Archives for Mar 9, 2011 @ 11:24

Is Evangelicalism in a Major Shift?

What do you think? Has evangelicalism shifted so much at the grassroots level that it is headed either for a crack-up (split) or will it retain the coalition? Richard Flory, at Southern Cal, has this post and I clipped the opening. Several recent reports suggest that the evangelical Christian world, as we have come to [Read More…]

What’s the Least? 2

Martin Thielen’s new book has a provocative title, but the title only gets us to open the book to a very serious topic that is handled responsibly and pastorally. The title: What’s the Least I Can Believe and Still Be a Christian?: A Guide to What Matters Most. (For how to use this book in [Read More…]

Lent 1: Seven Deadly Sins (Jeff Cook)

Jeff Cook, author of Seven: The Deadly Sins and the Beatitudes , has offered some brief meditations for us to ponder during Lent this year. Envy During Lent, we will meditate together on the Seven Deadly Sins and use this list as an aid in confession as we prepare ourselves for Holy Week, Good Friday [Read More…]

Ash Wednesday Prayer

Almighty and everlasting God, you hate nothing you have made and forgive the sins of all who are penitent: Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of you, the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ our [Read More…]