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The following quote is from pages 180-181 of James K. A. Smith's, "You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit." (Link) If the Church is going to send out "restorers" who engage culture for the common good, we will need to recover and remember the rich imaginative practices of historic Christian worship...
https://youtu.be/40pY1FL-LWY Beginning with St. Matthew 28:16, we read that Jesus and the eleven travel up the mountain to receive the Great Commission. But why a mountain? To remind the eleven of both Moses and Adam. One with the Mountain from where they received the Ten Commandments and...
paedocommunion
“Those who say that infancy has nothing in it for Jesus to save, are denying that Christ is Jesus for all believing infants. Those, I repeat, who say that infancy has nothing in it for Jesus to save, are saying nothing else than that for believing infants, infants that is who have been baptized in Christ, Christ...
A conversation with Pastor Uriesou Brito in which we discuss the legacy of Dr. Rousas John Rushdoony and his foundational influence on Christian education, American Evangelicalism, and the religious right. Who was R.J. Rushdoony? Rush influenced the homeschooling movement, the Moral Majority and remarkably established much of the groundwork for a Kuyperian revolution applying...
R.J. Rushdoony's book, Messianic Character of American Education, is discussed in this February 2019 book club meeting. Buy the Book: here. Rushdoony's study tells us an important part of American history: exactly what has public education been trying to accomplish? Before the 1830s and Horace Mann, no...
I became a Christian when I was 16 and started attending a young men's Bible study hosted by the youth pastor at his home in West Sacramento. After the first time, I realized that I needed to bring a Bible. This was the type of Bible study where they would ask the young men to read an assigned portion...
Review: Christianity and the State  by Rev. Dr. Rousas John Rushdoony Ross House Books: 1986. 192 pgs. Read on November 10, 2017. Only Dr. Rousas John Rushdoony could successfully connect Donatism to modern anarchism in the same book that connects Thomistic metaphysics to totalitarianism. Someone reading this could easy be discouraged by what appears to be Rushdoony's attack on every form of government,...
The works of Virgil are often associated with painful assigned readings and Latin lessons, but a careful reading of this Roman poetry can help the modern Christian understand the first century context of the Christian Church. The poetry of Virgil’s Eclogues, Georgics, and the Aeneid represents a new shift in classical literature, away from tragedy in the Greek sense and...
Quote from The Liturgy and Ritual of the Celtic Church by F. E. Warren The liturgy of the ancient Celtic Church suggests they shared the practice of communion for infants. Similar to the practice of the Eastern Orthodox churches and Byzantine (Roman) Catholic Churches. Paedocommunion is also tolerated by certain branches of Anglicanism and some protestant bodies (e.g. Reformed Episcopal...
CAPTAINS AND COURTS (A BIBLICAL DEFENSE OF EPISCOPAL GOVERNMENT)
I’ve uploaded this very helpful booklet by Bp. Ray Sutton for those who may have questions about the Biblical or historic nature of Episcopalianism. Download the PDF: Captains and Courts With Bishop Ray Sutton  at the Anglican Church in North America's 2017 Provincial Assembly at Wheaton College, Chicago, IL.   My wife Sarah and I will Bishop Sutton at my parish...