Book of Common Worship

 I grabbed this awhile back: The Book of Common Worship (Louisville: WJK, 1993).  I had a very old Book of Common Prayer, but after using it at a few funerals and for a few other pastoral duties, I was sick of translating "on the fly" the archaic language of the old BCP.  Also, I wanted something… Continue reading Book of Common Worship

For Students of Prayer

 One way to grow in our Christian sighs and prayers is to assume our life long position as students - by learning from wise teachers.  Here are a few resources I've found helpful when studying the Lord's Prayer or prayer in general.  (Note: these are not in any special order; I also realize there are other… Continue reading For Students of Prayer

The Collects of Thomas Cranmer

I stumbled across an interesting book in the public library awhile back: The Collects of Thomas Cranmer edited by C. Frederick Barbee and Paul F. M. Zahl.  I don't have time to give all the details here, but if you're interested in the history and/or language of the Anglican tradition, you may want to check… Continue reading The Collects of Thomas Cranmer