The Effects of Grace – Kindle edition by TL Publishing Group LLC, Anthology including a poem by James Ross Kelly no cost for a Kindle edition for a time.

The Effects of Grace – Kindle edition by TL Publishing Group LLC, Alice Saunders. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

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“Christianity is a Spirituality” by Thomas Cathcart, from The Cresset

Before there were Christian “beliefs,” there was Christian spirituality. Before the council of bishops at Nicea decided that Jesus Christ is the second person of the Trinity, there was Christian spirituality. Before the Council of Chalcedon decided that Jesus Christ has two natures, divine and human, there was Christian spirituality. Indeed, before the title “Son of God” was ascribed to Jesus of Nazareth, there was Christian spirituality.

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From West to East: An Evangelical Minister’s Discovery of the Orthodox Church

Melissa Cain Travis

This is part 2 of my new series examining issues of ecclesiology, liturgical/sacramental worship practices, and the historical roots from which the branches of Christianity have grown. The response to part 1 was incredible–the article has been shared several thousand times on social media and reblogged in a few places. Readers have emailed me with stories of their journeys to liturgical traditions or to simply say, “Thank you for this; it has been weighing on my mind for quite some time as well.” I never would have imagined that my personal exploration of these matters would touch such a sensitive nerve in the faith community. 

Inpart 1, I offered a brief review of Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail: Why Evangelicals are Attracted to the Liturgical Churchwhich describes Robert Webber’s journey to Anglicanism several decades ago plus a few recent stories of others who have moved from Evangelicalism to the Anglican church. What…

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