The story of one life-long Southern Baptist’s journey to the Anglican tradition.
Transcendence describes something that transports us beyond our physical existence, something whose whole is on another spiritual plane than the sum of its parts.
I had a job interview a couple of days ago. As the potential job involved a Christian website, I was asked about my theology during the interview. Based on my … Continue reading But Am I?
I graduated from seminary almost four years ago now. I still live in the city where my seminary is, and I even work full-time at the school. Because of this, … Continue reading On Going to Seminary
Who was this namesake of Sojourn’s new cathedral?
Here are a few key highlights of the Gothic-style church building that we can see in Sojourn Midtown’s new worship space, the former St. Vincent de Paul Church.
I have never been entirely comfortable with the bright colors and bouncy music that pervades the stores, radio stations, and even churches this time of year. Maybe it’s my own somewhat darker disposition, or maybe there is something about this season that is supposed to have a hint of darkness.
It seems fitting on the same day that Sojourn Music releases it’s latest album, a Christmas project called A Child is Born, that Peter Leithart shares this word from the late Pope John Paul II…
Even though the paint is peeling and lacks it’s old leaden luster… one cannot help but feel like one is in the presence of something transcending our current world. And this was fully intentional.
“For a Christian rhetoric, perspicuity is the foundation of all the canons of style. Clarity of thought must always be the preacher’s aim. Clarity is the basic beauty of eloquent … Continue reading Beautiful Clarity
“What is the means by which the demonic realm is vanquished? In a word: mockery. Satan’s great sin (and our great sin) is pride. Thus, to drive Satan from us … Continue reading Ridiculing the Enemy
Last week, I posted that the lead pastor of my church, Daniel Montgomery, had given his “top five books” (though the last two ended up being persons rather than books) … Continue reading My Top Five Resources on Art and the Church