Confession of Sin: Things Left Undone

There is something in the Anglican service that really makes me uncomfortable. It is not something I encountered often before I experienced the classic Christian liturgy. At the Confession of Sin, we pray: Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, But if I'm being honest, its [...]

By |2019-01-04T22:38:59-06:00July 14th, 2016|Categories: Anglicanism|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

Confession and Mercy in an Age of Justice

Justice? A few months ago here in Waco, Texas, where I live, a man was given 50 years in prison without parole for stealing a rack of pork ribs. He was a repeat offender, and he had threatened to pull a knife on the grocers who caught him with the rack of ribs tucked up his shirt. He was lying about [...]

By |2019-01-04T22:42:55-06:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Anglicanism|Tags: |10 Comments
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