“Simeon Says” is a collection of audio sermons from Charles Simeon. Simeon was the godfather of modern exegetical preaching.
Pastors, consider providing some encouragement for the use of The 1662 Book of Common Prayer: International Edition within your parish.
If you are not familiar with Grove Books, you are missing out. Grove Books was started by the great evangelical bishop and liturgist Colin Buchanan in 1971. The goal of the booklets is summed up in their tagline: Not the last word…but often the first. Each booklet is a short
In the past few decades, there has been a grassroots resurgence of evangelical Anglicanism as a confessional position. A new generation has uncovered our formularies. The Articles of Religion have been brought back out of the drawer of “historical documents” and shown to have tremendous value in defining Anglicanism—not that
I found Leading God’s People: Wisdom from the Early Church for Today to be helpful and personally-affirming. The author, Christopher A. Beeley, through his study of the early church fathers, affirms the idea that church leadership is not as much about personal charisma, and having read the latest bestselling self-help books, as it is about being the sort of person that can honor God in all of life.
What is a pastor? Is he a vision-casting leader? A theology teacher? A CEO of a religious organization? What does a pastor even do? Is he a guy who just preaches a sermon on Sundays, or is he the charismatic leader heading up ministry programs throughout the week? Is it
In God’s Big Picture, Church of England minister Vaughan Roberts sets out to “provide all Christians … with an overview of the whole Bible that will help them see how the different parts fit together.”1Page 10. Roberts states that he grasped the need for such a book after realizing that,
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Lee Gatiss, the director of Church Society. Here are highlights of our conversation. Let’s start with a brief history of Church Society. When did the ministry begin and why? Church Society has been around in various different guises for many
If you’ve never read St. Athanasius’ book On the Incarnation, I highly recommend you do so. It is a very helpful work for understanding why Christ had to take on human flesh, die and rise again for our salvation. In the beginning of his book, Athanasius makes a very interesting
A posthumous collection of J.I. Packer’s shorter writings sounds like a dream come true. When Christianity Today, in association with Lexham Press, announced that they were publishing such a collection, Pointing to the Pasturelands: Reflections on Evangelicalism, Doctrine, & Culture, sourced from Packer’s contributions to Christianity Today, I was very excited.
In Great Britain there a saying that something “does exactly what it says on the tin.” This describes a product that does exactly what it advertises. Michael Green’s book Evangelism in the Early Church does exactly what it says on the tin. The succinct title is very much indicative of
Victor H. Morgan, the rector of St. Luke’s Church (EMC), in Blue Ridge, Georgia has undertaken a noble task: creating a confirmation preparation resource that is accessible, engaging, and faithful to Scripture and our prayer book tradition. This is a vitally important work, as the resources currently on the market nearly always fail to meet at least one (usually faithfulness to Scripture and the Book of Common Prayer) or more of these criteria.
I recently had an opportunity to learn more about the Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion, USA from its president, Zac Neubauer. There are some exciting developments going on in the broader evangelical/Anglican world, and I hope this interview will encourage you and show you how you can be a