Emotional Stability in the Daily Office

Posted on February 3, 2023
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Stability is required in any relationship. This is no less true for our Divine relationship than it is for our human ones. Just as marriages fail if fueled only by emotional highs, so Christians who live their lives seeking ecstatic experiences soon burn out. As a teenager and young man, I was seeking these Divine…

Daily Office Booklet 2023, Volume 1: January through April

Posted on December 26, 2022
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Good news! We’ve completed the latest edition of the Daily Office Booklet. This volume will take you from January through April 2023. Click the links below to download! TAKE NOTE! For the booklet form, remember to print double-sided and along on the short edge.  If you need the Daily Office Booklet for September through December 2022,…

Explaining Our New Prayer Book

Posted on December 19, 2022
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When the first Book of Common Prayer was released on Pentecost in the year 1549, it was such a shock to the liturgical and theological intuitions of some portions of the Church in England that riots and rebellions broke out over the matter. Especially in Norfolk and in Devon, and most memorably in the city…

Prayers in the Storm

Posted on September 29, 2022
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We at Anglican Compass have compiled a list of prayers from the Psalms and the Book of Common Prayer to be used during storms and hurricanes. We invite you to join us in praying for those who have been or will be affected by these storms as they seek to recover and rebuild. Lord, in…

Daily Office Booklet 2022, Volume 3: September through December

Posted on August 22, 2022
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Good news! We’ve completed the latest edition of the Daily Office Booklet. This volume will take you from September through December 2022. Click the links below to download! Don’t forget! For the booklet form, remember to print double-sided and along on the short edge.  If you need the Daily Office Booklet for May through August,…

Daily Office Booklet 2022: May through August

Posted on April 28, 2022
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Editor’s Note: The first version of this volume contained an error regarding the dates and readings for Ascension and Pentecost. This error has been corrected. We’ve completed the latest edition of the Daily Office Booklet. This “volume” will take you from May through August 2022. Click the links below to download! For the booklet form, remember…

Daily Office Booklet 2022: January through April (Josh’s Last Booklet)

Posted on December 23, 2021
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I’ve recently completed the latest edition of the Daily Office Booklet. This “volume” will take you from January through April 2022. Click the links below to download! What started as an experiment to get my youth group students to do the Daily Office during Advent 2016 has blossomed into a resource that, as far as…

An Introduction to The Daily Office Podcast

Posted on July 19, 2021
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Finding time for prayer can be really difficult. I’m an Anglican priest (which means I pray for a living, right?), and I know that as well as anybody. It feels like, as our culture of work takes over our lives more and more, we have to fight tooth and nail to spend time with the…

AWANA Burnout? How the Daily Office Helped Me Love Scripture Memorization Again

Posted on March 23, 2021
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What do Pioneers, Native Americans, a strange stick figure called Sparkie, Little bear Cubs, and Scripture memorization have in common? AWANA!—at least if you grew up in some churches in the early to late 90s.  AWANA indelibly shaped my experience of church and early Christian formation. Every Wednesday night, I would get walloped by dodgeballs,…