Liturgy for Lent: The Daily Office 

Mike: The Dean of my seminary, Ian Markham, used to tell a story about one of his former students, a Muslim woman studying at Hartford seminary. She asked him, “when do Christians pray?” As a practicing Muslim, she prayed salat five times a day, pausing in the midst of her work or play to kneel downContinue reading “Liturgy for Lent: The Daily Office “

Liturgy for Lent: Introduction Pt. 2

Mike: As an Episcopalian, I grew up in a liturgical church. That is to say, I grew up going to services which were patterned on an ancient form of praying. I realized the difference one year in middle school, when my mom chose to sign me out of first period to attend an Ash WednesdayContinue reading “Liturgy for Lent: Introduction Pt. 2”

Liturgy for Lent: Introduction pt. 1

A new project, a conversation about liturgy with my good friend Jason Evans. Jason: Mike and I have been friends for a long time. Today, we both work in The Episcopal Church. Mike is a lifelong Episcopalian and is ordained as a priest. I grew up in various evangelical churches and am now a part ofContinue reading “Liturgy for Lent: Introduction pt. 1”