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Sermon: Good Friday, Uptown Contemporary Service

Sermon: Traditional Service, “The Joy is Silent in Lent”

Sermon: Traditional Service, “Fasting as Strength”

Sermon: Uptown Contemporary Service, “The Twelve – Bartholomew, Philip and James the less”

Taken as a whole, the (BCP) is the ritual celebration of the seasons of our lives from birth to death in the light of the gospel.

Frank Griswold, in the foreword to Go In Peace, a small book on the Art of Hearing Confessions.

Excited to attend Catechesis as Mystagogy, featuring Hans Boersma in Waco, TX next month.

Anyone else going?

Started Rutledge’s The Crucifixion this weekend.

Here is an early gem, from a footnote, about the centrality of the passion narrative within each Gospel:

Martin Kähler went so far as to define the gospel genre as “a passion narrative with an extended introduction.”

There are (at least) two ways of incorporating the Psalms into the Daily Office.

This month I switched to the one month cycle (printed in the BCP Psalter) from the seven week cycle (printed in the Daily Office Lectionary).

Twelve days in, I love it.

On February 2nd, I was ordained a Deacon in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. It was a full, rich weekend.

Bonus: my wardrobe was just drastically simplified.

Texas weather, summarized in a one sentence forecast.