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Bible Translation – how to choose

Building upon the previous video about different translations of the Bible, we’re looking now at some advice for choosing a translation to read and study! I’ve got four pieces of advice in here; two for all Christians, and two Anglican-specific. … Continue reading

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Lectia Biblia V: for the first-time Bible reader

I’ve written several times over the past couple years of blogging about ways that Christians can, should, and/or do read the Bible.  But lately I’ve been reminded of the reality that there are Christians who’ve never read much of the Bible … Continue reading

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Holidays & Scripture Readings

I wanted to take a moment to point out one of the top ten holidays in the Christian year: the feast of the Transfiguration is today, August 6th.  It commemorates that mystical mountain-top experience when the Apostles Peter, James, and … Continue reading

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Anglican Spirituality: reading the Bible

This is part of a lesson taught at Grace Anglican Church today.  It’s also, in a sense, an offshoot of my article “Anglicanism as a way of being Christian” from a couple weeks ago. Anglicans read the Bible in three … Continue reading

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lectia biblia IV

Different Styles of Reading the Bible Something that has cropped up in recent conversations with friends as well as come across in sermon recordings and YouTube videos is the question of how to read the Bible.  I mean how in … Continue reading

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Basics of Anglican Spirituality

Anglican spirituality is Catholic.  By that I mean it’s directly in line with historic Christian faith and practice.  It has its own flavor, as every local realization of the global Church does, but it nevertheless matches the same spirituality that … Continue reading

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Not Each, but All

This post was revisited about 8 years later in video form: A lot of Christians have told me that they’re not into the liturgical tradition.  they don’t see the point of it, or they don’t think it means much to … Continue reading

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Three-fold Rule of Christian Worship (revisited)

The following post is a bit of a repeat of something I wrote in July, except now better in prose, because it was prepared as a homily of sorts (which I didn’t end up getting to share in person, but … Continue reading

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Brench Lectionary

Last week I mentioned a lectionary that I was designing.  It is now finished, and publicly available at this link! This lectionary is based upon the basic Christian liturgical calendar, so anyone who is familiar with the Daily Office lectionary … Continue reading

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Lectio Biblia II

So for the past couple weeks I’ve been developing a Bible-reading plan.  I got the idea for it based on where I’m planning on taking my devotional habits: spending about 20 minutes in prayer and the Scriptures every morning and … Continue reading

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