Faith is not born fully formed in a moment of rational choice, but is actually formed and reformed through liturgical practice.
Six telltale signs that the church you're worshiping in is Lutheran.
For those of you just tuning in, we’re trying to retrace the average layperson’s experience of the Mass as it would have been on the eve of the Reformation.
An entry containing a discussion of academic probity. And also a nice story about a knight and a beautiful lady.
While liturgical reform wasn’t Luther's very favoritist thing in the world, he did begrudgingly participate in it. But in order to appreciate the changes he made, we need to figure out what it was that he was changing.
This fall, I went looking for traditional Lutheran liturgy. I couldn’t find it.
We don't change that lightbulb. Ethel Achanbach donated that lightbulb to the church in '66. Are you holding an LED replacement, missy? Do you have a problem with incandescent?!
I made my own Darkest Night service, quilting it together out of several liturgies I got through friends and Google searches. And now I'm posting it for you.
Splangchzinomai: the sound your gut makes when it goes "LOVE."
When we worship God with fear and trembling, is it because God is so great and Christ is so gracious, or is it because the threat of pissed-off congregants has us shaking in our loafers?