The Holy Name and the Circumcision

By Jean McCurdy Meade The Christmas lesson from Luke ends with the shepherds going back to their fields, glorifying God for all that they had heard and seen, as the angel had made known to them (2:20). But t... Read More...

Sin Thoughts

By Victor Lee Austin "The first thing to get straight is whether you believe there is such a thing as sin.” It was my initial meeting for spiritual direction with the late J. Robert Wright, professor at t... Read More...

The Changes and Chances of This Life

By Daniel Martins Be present, O merciful God, and protect us through the hours of this night, so that we who are wearied by the changes and chances of this life may rest in your eternal changelessness. — The Book of Common Prayer, Compline, p. 133. I was i... Read More...

What the Pentecostals Taught Me

By Jonathan Turtle Pentecostals have taught me a lot. You see, despite being born to a Presbyterian father from Belfast and a Roman Catholic mother from Dublin, being baptized in the Church of Ireland (a com... Read More...

Hands off the Office

As the most Anglican of all our liturgies, the Daily Office deserves the most deference and defense we can give it.

Rediscover the gospel

For the sake of mission, we need to rediscover the gospel that the BCP empowers us to pray.

A good map for the journey

We have a catechetical crisis in the Episcopal Church. It must surely color any conversation about prayer book revision.