• Stations of the Lord’s Prayer (A Worship Resource)

    This past weekend at our convergent Quaker retreat we had both programmed (planned) and unprogrammed (silent) worship. For the programmed worship on Saturday morning I planned an interactive worship time based around the Lord’s Prayer (a topic I am deeply interested in). In this post I’ve included a video and pictures of the various stations,…

  • Living Out the Scripture: The Lord’s Prayer

    Awhile back Ferdando Gros wrote a short post naming some of his favorite passages of Scripture, it’s based on a meme Andy Goodliff started back in July. Those tagged are asked to: “Post that verse or story of scripture which is important to you, which you find yourself re-visiting time after time.”

  • Liturgical Prayer Based on the Lord’s Prayer

    As I near the end of my series on the Lord’s Prayer I want to turn now to a small liturgy I’ve written that is based off the Lord’s Prayer and the conclusions I’ve arrived at through this series. This liturgy was made to help conceptualize in a communal setting ways in which, we the…

  • NT Wright – Retelling Stories: Alternate Histories and the Lord’s Prayer

    Mike Work, writing on his class blog recently, wrote a great short post about Jesus’ way of being a storyteller.  He writes, In his [NT Wright] words, “Jesus made a regular practice of retelling the story of Israel in such a way as to subvert other tellings, and to invite his hearers to make his…

  • Qaddish and The Lord’s Prayer: Jesus’ Subversive Tactics

    In this continuing series on the Lord’s Prayer I am looking at the Jewish prayer known as the Qaddish, and comparing it to the Lord’s Prayer.  When we compare these two prayers we see themes arise that are particularly interesting when we consider that Christ’s prayer is intentionally tweaked to include rather subversive value, which…