Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Prayer for Lent by Thomas A Kempis

The following prayer was written by Thomas A Kempis (1380-1471) the author of Imitation of Christ. Prayers like this are truly timeless and make a great addition to our Lenten prayer series. Grant me, O Lord, to know what I … Continue reading

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Hospitality to Strangers

We do not need a hospitality that is rooted in some sort of politeness. Rather, our hospitality needs to be rooted in solidarity with the sick, the poor, and the alien. Out of brotherly love, we need to have places … Continue reading

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Music Resources for Lent

Music resources for Lent from our friends at Godspace: Music Resources for Lent.

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Resources for Celebrating Lent for Kids 2014

This is the first time that I have put together a list of resources for celebrating Lent and Easter with kids so I realize that the list is probably not as comprehensive as it should be. I have tried to … Continue reading

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Resources for Lent 2014

From one of my favorite blogs, a handy list of Lenten resources. Resources for Lent 2014.

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God Is Up To Something New and I Hope the Church Joins In.

God rarely works according to our plans. The Jews looked for a powerful king who would triumphantly lead them into the glory days of a physical kingdom. They got a humble servant instead whose kingdom was ushered in through the … Continue reading

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Six Neo-Christian Myths: Exiting the Arc of Christian History

Myth #1 presumes that we go to church to “connect with God.” We don’t. We are already and always connected with God. (Another irksome contemporary phrase: “God showed up!” Really.) We go to church because we are connected with God … Continue reading

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