My Canterbury Tale, Part One

The story of one life-long Southern Baptist’s journey to the Anglican tradition.

The Isles | Transcendence

Transcendence describes something that transports us beyond our physical existence, something whose whole is on another spiritual plane than the sum of its parts.

On Going to Seminary

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

The Shadows of Advent

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.

Beautiful Clarity

“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

My Top Five Resources on Art and the Church

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