Why Have Children?

By Victor Lee Austin The point of having children is to increase the number of the saints. In the 1979 prayer book — which in this regard sets forth a more traditional exposition than its U.S. predecessors —... Read More...

The Parish as a School of Friendship

By Victor Lee Austin I am the author of Friendship: The Heart of Being Human, which aims to do a lot of things, one of which is to highlight the central role of friendship in Scripture. This is my thesis: Go... Read More...

He’s Asking Your Permission

By Victor Lee Austin None of the disciples refused the cup or the bread. But they could have. “This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.” He says, “This is my body which is given ... Read More...