Tag: liturgy

Should Christians Make the Sign of the Cross?

How should Christians think about the sign of the cross?

Lent: Preparation for Easter

This article is part of a series titled "Keeping Time With God: The Christian Year." March 2, 2022, ASH WEDNESDAY: The first day of Lent,...

Historic Christian Worship Today, Part 1: The Service of the Word

Some time ago, I was preparing materials about Christian worship for a class, and I had a brainstorm. I would get the liturgies of...

A Graveside Service Ritual

Admonition (adapted from Prudentius, Hymn 10) To none is it given to behold the celestial kingdom until one has borne earth’s affliction. For this reason,...

An Introduction to the Church Calendar

The liturgical calendar may seem confusing at first, but it’s simple once you understand the logic.