Category Archives: worship

Uncomfortable, Pt. 2

Sunday, August 11th, 2019. Uncomfortable, Pt. 2 (Psalm 137)   *there is a gap in the recording in which brief samples of a few recordings of “By the Rivers of Babylon” were played. Sources: Leslie C. Allen. Psalms 101-150 (WBC). Grand Rapids: … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Ever Ancient, Ever New

Winfield Bevins. Ever Ancient, Ever New: The Allure of Liturgy for a New Generation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019. I was incredibly excited about this one. Sometimes when you look at a book you think “this was written just for me”. That’s … Continue reading

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What Has He Done for You Lately?

  Sources: FF Bruce. The Epistle to the Hebrews (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1964. Gareth Lee Cockerill. The Epistle to the Hebrews (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012. Paul Ellingworth. The Epistle to the Hebrews (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1993. Luke Timothy Johnson. Hebrews: A Commentary (NTL). Louisville: WJK, … Continue reading

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The One Born King of the Jews

Sunday, January 6th, 2018 (Epiphany). “The One Born King of the Jews” (Matthew 2:1-12)   Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. John Goldingay. Isaiah (UBCS). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Matthew (Sacra Pagina). … Continue reading

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Living Doctrine: Experiencing the Trinity

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018.   Sources: Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. Stanley J. Grenz. Theology for the Community of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994. Andrew Louth. Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology. … Continue reading

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Living Doctrine: The Trinity

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 (Trinity Sunday)   Sources: Brendan Byrne, S.J. Romans (Sacra Pagina). Collegville: Liturgical Press, 1996. Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: … Continue reading

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Blessed is the Coming Kingdom of Our Father David

  Sources: John R. Donahue, S.J. & Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Mark (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2002. R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Ronald Kernaghan. Mark (IVPNTC). Downer’s Grove: IVP … Continue reading

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