Why Haven’t You Torn The Sky Open Yet?

Sermon preached on Saturday, November 28, 2020 (First Sunday of Advent) via Zoom at Church of the Savior in Wheaton, IL. If there are two things I hate, they are waiting and staying awake. I hate waiting. Ask anyone who knows me. I am absolutely horrible when it comes to delayed gratification. I’ve been known… Continue reading Why Haven’t You Torn The Sky Open Yet?

We switched Anglican Compass over from HostGator Shared to Bluehost VPS Hosting

As of this morning, it looks like everything for Anglican Compass has been successfully moved over from our HostGator shared hosting to Bluehost VPS hosting. I’m hoping that this new arrangement works well for us! Although, to be honest, it’s still an open question in my mind whether or not managed WordPress hosting with WPEngine… Continue reading We switched Anglican Compass over from HostGator Shared to Bluehost VPS Hosting

“They laughed when I became an Anglican, but when I started to pray…” 27 Anglican Headline Ideas

I’m reading my way through the new (4th) edition of Robert Bly’s classic The Copywriter’s Handbook. On pages 33–36, Bly offers “38 Model Headlines for Your ‘Swipe File.’” Here are some headlines ideas that came to mind, all geared to an Anglican context (due to my work at AnglicanCompass.com). Why are Anglicans so angry? How… Continue reading “They laughed when I became an Anglican, but when I started to pray…” 27 Anglican Headline Ideas

Barth, Bonhoeffer, and the Sermon on the Mount (Dissertation Dispatch 2020-02-04)

I’m still very much in the weeds, taking a closer look at how Bonhoeffer and Barth read the Sermon on the Mount. Given the importance of the Sermon on Mount for Bonhoeffer’s life and work, I’m persuaded that there’s something important to be found here—something that will hopefully shed some light on the Barth-Bonhoeffer relationship… Continue reading Barth, Bonhoeffer, and the Sermon on the Mount (Dissertation Dispatch 2020-02-04)