“See the Conqueror” is a wonderful hymn on the Ascension of Christ. It is not widely known, but we hope to make it more popular, with God’s help! It was written by a 19th-century English bishop named Christopher Wordsworth (1807-1855), the nephew of poet William Wordsworth. Bishop Wordsworth authored many books, including The Holy Year, a book of […]
This is the third of a series on sacred hymns, the story behind them, their text, a recording, and a simple companion devotional.
“God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform; He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.” ~William Cowper
Every Hymn Has a Story
William Cowper was born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, […]
This is the second of a series on sacred hymns, the story behind them, their text, a recording, and a simple companion devotional.
“A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.” – St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis of Assisi was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. Although never ordained […]
This is the first of a series on sacred hymns, the story behind them, their text, a recording, and a simple companion devotional.
“Many a man who has labored in obscure places, practically unnoticed and un-praised by his own generation, has achieved a fame after his death that grows in magnitude with the passing years,” E. E. Ryden says of […]
All creating is a work of collaboration. We see this in our triune God (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) who made this world and all the heavens at first out of nothing, but then out of things he already created: people, created out of dust of the earth; seas, created out of expanses of water gathered into sections; fruit, coming […]
One of our most powerful weapons against COVID-19 and all the fear that surrounds it is worship. Today, Easter Sunday, we are releasing a new, bilingual song as part of the #EstamosJuntos (#We’reTogether) campaign that Caminemos Juntos has been leading in the Latino Anglican community.
The song—written in […]
“We could call ‘halfway believers’
Only halfway read Ephesians
Only if they knew what I knew
I was never new till I knew of
True and living God, Yeshua
The true and living God
Somebody pray for me.”
Since last week, I’ve been listening to Kanye West’s new album Jesus is King and not just enjoying it, but finding myself inspired by it.
This is an album that […]
We’d like to share some music and artwork recommendations for Holy Week. If you have other suggestions, please let us know in the comments below!
Music for Holy Week
As Anglicans, we use various forms of ancient worship called “liturgical.” This is the major thing that distinguishes us from “low” churches that do not have a traditional liturgy.
Liturgy: The Work of the People
Liturgy comes from a Greek word which means “the work of the people.” In this ancient custom of worship, we become as a group of Christians what […]
About midway through my sabbatical, I began a small project that was completely unplanned. I began assembling resources to pray the Daily Offices using the catalogue of albums available on Apple Music. The project began as a result of trying to find my way through a season of dryness with the Daily Office (more on that in a future […]