Author Archives: Tim

ongoing benefit

What would Jesus do that would be of ongoing benefit to his disciples? At the Last Supper he left them a covenant, a new testament, in his Body and Blood made possible by his death on the cross. After he … Continue reading

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O Antiphons

O Antiphons The “O Antiphons” are the source of the Advent hymn, “Oh Come, Oh Come, Emmanuel.” They are prayers for each day during the Octave before Christmas Eve. Monday, Dec. 17 – Sapientia – Wisdom (Isaiah 11:2-3) Tuesday, Dec. … Continue reading

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Advent, a time for liturgical renewal

What a busy time. Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber-Monday. Creeping in quietly in this list, last Sunday – Ad te levávi – the beginning of the church year. More than ever there is need for renewal – in … Continue reading

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The need for C and E Christians

We need to be “C” and “E” Christians. Not what we commonly understand as being those who attend church only at Christmas and Easter. Rather we need to see and uphold the “C”reed and the “E”ucharist as essential to the … Continue reading

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WELCOME to the website for THE BRIDE OF CHRIST: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgical Renewal (BOC). This website is dedicated to Lutheran Liturgical Renewal and the publication of THE BRIDE OF CHRIST. On this site you will find information about … Continue reading

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