Liturgy, the patterns of pubic worship in a church, is an interesting thing. For many Christians, especially evangelicals, the idea of a formalized mode of worship is an idea that is utterly foreign. Set prayer? Standing / sitting / kneeling in unison? Processions? Creeds? What are these things? Liturgy as a whole is just outside […]Read more "Glory to God, Forever and Ever"
This is what, I suppose, amounts to an honest disclosure of my struggles with my faith. Friends that know me tend tend to joke about how I tend to post “deep comments” on life, love, and death. Yet, for me, I don’t find them deep, instead, I fund them indicative of what I constantly think about, worry […]Read more "To an Honest Treatment of Reality"
If there is one song or hymn or piece that I want played at my funeral it would be this hymn. Where my last post, “The Church’s One Foundation,” is a hymn that reflects that which gives me comfort and meaning in this life. I am so often lost and lonely. I both love and […]Read more "Hymn: Abide With Me"
I am a person filled with doubts, especially in the summer where, as a university student, I have more time to think and reflect on what I believe and why. They are strong doubts, doubts that at times can almost make me cry in despair. I so desperately mirror the cry in Mark 9:24, “I […]Read more "Hymn: The Church’s One Foundation"