In Ben Myers’ short book on the Apostles’ Creed, he has a chapter on the very first word of the creed: "I." He reflects a bit on our overly-individualistic age, musing that nowadays "we assume that the truest thing we could ever say would be … [Continue reading] about Who is the “I” who believes in the Apostles’ Creed?
I'm reading through Ben Myers' short book The Apostles' Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism, and in the first chapter he says that the creed comes from the "rule of faith," which was a distillation of the faith of the apostles, which is rooted … [Continue reading] about Creeds as sacramental, not just educational
I'm reading through Athanasius' On the Incarnation right now for a church fathers discussion group I'm part of, and came across this lovely thought in parts 27-28. Athanasius says that one of the ways you can see that death has been defeated by the … [Continue reading] about You only really see from the inside
This morning in my normal cycle of prayer, Psalm 54 came up, and I prayed these words, Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. For the arrogant have risen up against me, and the ruthless have sought my life, those who have no … [Continue reading] about Should we pray the imprecatory psalms?
My mom sent me this quote from Shauna Niequist on how we come to the table (from her book Bread and Wine): We don’t come to the table to fight or to defend. We don’t come to prove or to conquer, to draw lines in the sand or to stir up trouble. We … [Continue reading] about How we come to the table