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  • An Epiphany Hymn: Nations to Him Shall Come

    This hymn was written by Brian Daigle and is based on the Epiphany lectionary readings. It follows the tune of “We Three Kings.” Brian is the priest and rector of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church. He is also Headmaster and teacher at Sequitur Classical Academy and Director of Chesterton College. Brian lives in Baton Rouge with his wife, […]

  • Cross My Heart

    Take a long look at the photo above. To whom is this woman praying? It is hard to tell, isn’t it? Suppose we watch her for a while. We may see her bow low to the floor. Her lips may move, though perhaps it is too low for us to hear the words proceeding from […]

  • Theopolis Institute Regional Course: Who is God?

    We think we know. God is a stern Rule-Maker who has a bit of an anger management problem. Or, God is the indulgent Daddy in the sky. Or, God used to be a stern Ruler, but he got nice. Christians don’t believe any of that. Christians say the one God has a threefold name – […]

  • Pluck it out!

    These verses from the Sermon on the Mount are generally taken in connection with Jesus’ earlier statement concerning adultery in the heart (vv. 27-28); the eye and the hand have obvious relevance to the sin of adultery. At the same time, most commentators admit that the principle of avoiding occasions for sin is applicable outside […]

  • Pluck It Out!

    These verses from the Sermon on the Mount are generally taken in connection with Jesus’ earlier statement concerning adultery in the heart (vv. 27-28); the eye and the hand have obvious relevance to the sin of adultery. At the same time, most commentators admit that the principle of avoiding occasions for sin is applicable outside […]

  • Building the Church

    “And I also way to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades shall not overpower it” (Matthew 16:18). Matthew 16:13ff. has historically been one of the most oft-cited passages of Scripture. Throughout the Middle Ages, it was used to support the claims of […]