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Feb 23, 2015: Table and the Supernatural

Feb 23, 2015: Table and the Supernatural

When we come to the Table with the eyes of faith, we experience the burning conviction that we live in a supernatural world.

 
Feb 16, 2015: Symbols Re-present Reality

Feb 16, 2015: Symbols Re-present Reality

The ancient fathers taught that symbols participate in the reality they re-present.

 
Feb 9, 2015: The Supernatural at the Table

Feb 9, 2015: The Supernatural at the Table

The early church fathers did not see bread and wine as a mere human reminder of Jesus.

 
Feb 2, 2015: “Excarnation”

Feb 2, 2015: “Excarnation”

The mystery of faith embraces the reality of the incarnation and an incarnational presence in the bread and wine.

 
Jan 26, 2015: Gnostic Worship Music

Jan 26, 2015: Gnostic Worship Music

A study of contemporary worship songs demonstrates that the current view of worship is not situated in God’s supernatural story.

 
Jan 19, 2015: Beware Secularized Christianity

Jan 19, 2015: Beware Secularized Christianity

How should we approach the crisis of evangelical doubt, the failure to affirm the communication of Christ at Table worship?

 
Jan 12, 2015: The Season of Epiphany

Jan 12, 2015: The Season of Epiphany

Spirituality is Christ living his life in us and through us.

 
Jan 5, 2015: Be An Epiphany

Jan 5, 2015: Be An Epiphany

We are called to serve God as an epiphany of the self-giving service of Jesus.

 
Dec 29, 2014: God Initiates

Dec 29, 2014: God Initiates

What humans could not attain because they could not raise themselves to God, God attained by descending to humans.

 
Dec 22, 2014: The Incarnation and Spirituality

Dec 22, 2014: The Incarnation and Spirituality

The incarnation is the starting point for our spirituality.

 
Dec 15, 2014: Advent Spirituality

Dec 15, 2014: Advent Spirituality

Advent is a time when we ask, even plead with God not to leave us alone.

 
Dec 8, 2014: God Gets the Last Word

Dec 8, 2014: God Gets the Last Word

The spirituality of Advent calls us to start our journey in expectation of the second coming of Christ. . . . the triumph of God.

 
Dec 1, 2014: God Breaks in During Advent

Dec 1, 2014: God Breaks in During Advent

Advent is the time when God breaks in on us with new surprises and touches us with a renewing and restoring power.

 
Nov 24, 2014: God’s Presence in Worship

Nov 24, 2014: God’s Presence in Worship

Music-centered worship is an extremely limited understanding of God’s presence.

 
Nov 17, 2014: Let the Bible Read You

Nov 17, 2014: Let the Bible Read You

To read the Bible Christologically is to let it read us and the world.