1. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  2. The driving impulse of Lent isn’t so much “giving up” things as it is “putting on” something.
  3. At the Transfiguration, we say farewell to alleluia and hello to the horrific reality of our lost condition.
  4. Ever Heard of Candlemas?
  5. God gives his church a story that helps to make sense of this life.
  6. It would serve us well to embrace the beauty of our diversity within the unity of the body of Christ.
  7. Liturgy offers an enriching form of worship. Here are 10 advantages it provides.
  8. We must also address the stigma surrounding addiction within so many churches.
  9. It is of the utmost importance that pastors teach their congregation that through faith in Jesus Christ, they are fortified against the machinations of the adversary.
  10. I’ve experienced firsthand the promise that God never leaves a congregation empty-handed.
  11. A pastor is sent to proclaim the unconditional grace of God, reminding us again and again that it is our Heavenly Father who reaches out to us in love through his Christ-won forgiveness, and not the other way around.