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Evening Prayer 9.2.15, The Martyrs of New Guinea

The chief priests stirred up the crowd to have Pilate release Barabbas for them instead.

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble before the Holy One. 1,791 more words


Episode #8: Get Your Crappy Anime in Two Days or Less

On this edition of Angel Repair Juice, Matthew and Henry answer their very first listener email!!! Henry is both stoked and bummed that there’s a new remastered Neon Genesis Evangelion Bluray release. 54 more words


The Lutheran Rosary

Lutherans pray the rosary? But I thought that was just for Roman Catholics!

Yes, some Lutherans do pray the rosary. Like the Anglicans/Episcopalians, the Lutherans have rejected fewer traditions of Christian worship than groups like the Baptists. 550 more words

Spirit and Structures

Doctrine matters. It is the answer to the question ‘who?’, which one might ask of someone who says they ‘believe in Jesus’. The Nicene Creed has been, and continues to be, the Orthodox expression of what it means to believe in Jesus. 936 more words


Morning Prayer 8.15.15, St. Mary the Virgin

When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.”

We give thanks to the Father, who has made us worthy to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. 2,242 more words


Christianity, America, and the Children of Israel

Don’t worry. This post won’t touch on Zionism (I don’t think. It might. I ramble). Rather, I am struck today, the Sunday in which Christians remember the destruction of the Temple in 70 A.D., by the way in the which the modern church has conflated the identities of the modern church, the Children of Israel, and modern America. 1,758 more words


We believe?

Language matters. Our commentator and occasional author, Bosco, uses the language of conversion – ‘I am saved’ in a way Evangelicals have for centuries, but without the context in which that phrase has been used by Christians since the beginning; it is, perhaps, historical ignorance, it is, perhaps, the excitement of immature faith, but whichever, there are those other Christians to whom this seems like an unwarranted, and an unwanted, claim to a kind of exclusivity. 571 more words