By Paul Koch - At its core, the Christian faith is offensive. That’s not to say it’s crass or rude, though I suppose it could be. Rather, it is decidedly at odds with the ebb and flow of the ways of the world. Though we may like to play nice, to try and act just … Continue reading Theotokos
By Graham Glover - Today is the 10th day of Christmas, and like many of you, I have spent much of the past month meditating on the Nativity and Second Advent of Christ. The Church’s lectionary readings, hymnody, and propers are rich with references to the life of our Lord during this season, all preparing … Continue reading What About Mary?
By Graham Glover - Later this week the Liturgical calendar for Christians around the world calls for a special observance of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God. Roman Catholics will celebrate her Assumption, the Orthodox her Dormition, while Lutherans and Anglicans will recognize, respectively, St. Mary Mother of Our Lord and St. Mary … Continue reading Christianity’s Radical Feminism is Its Ignorance of the Blessed Mother
By Graham Glover - This Friday, 15 August, the calendars of Lutherans, Anglicans, and perhaps some other liturgically minded Protestants calls for the celebration of ‘St. Mary – Mother of our Lord’. On this same day, Roman Catholics will celebrate the ‘Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary’ and the Orthodox the ‘Dormition of the Theotokos’. … Continue reading Protestantism’s Great Heresy – Ignoring the Blessed Mother
I think we should put up a warning label on the church. Now I know what you’re thinking, the church is the safest place there is, most of what we know about church is boring and uneventful. It is what people do when there is nothing else going on on a Sunday morning, as soon … Continue reading Dangerous!
By Graham Glover I hope you don’t think I’m serious with this statement. Certainly not this day – this Eve of our Lord’s Nativity. Do you really think the King of Kings requires a vote to validate His title? Maybe not, but the Prince of Peace certainly needs us to choose Him, right? Doesn't the … Continue reading The Emperor’s Chair: “Vote For Jesus!”
By Joel Hess “In the beginning was the word and the word was God and the word was with God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made… and the word became Flesh” The nativity of our Lord begs artistic expression … Continue reading A Voice in the Wasteland: “Do Not Stare Sterilely At The Son”