In the next step of our evolution, we are in the process of developing a discord server for online interactions, connectivity, audio, video, and ultimately a digital companion to any Lux Benedicta groups which may begin in any local area. Our presence on Discord will mark a truly Open Source Christianity. Join us and see. … Continue reading The Church In The Hallway is on Discord!
(A fictional account) Troy Blossom is a homeless man. By choice. Troy was raised in an upper middle class white suburban neighborhood. He was raised in a vibrant Evangelical church. After giving his life to Christ as a teenager, Troy took every opportunity to serve in his church and youth group, involving himself in a … Continue reading The Interior Habits Of A Disciple In The Hallway #3: Attentiveness, Watchfulness, & Vigilance
One of the catchphrases of the Protestant Reformation is "Semper Reformanda.". The concept can be traced to Dutch Reformed theologian Jodocus van Lodenstein, who believed that "in the Church there is always much to reform.". Karl Barth and Hans Kung later made the term a watchword both in Reformed and in the Roman Catholic community. … Continue reading The Return to the Hallway, Part 2 – Reformation, Renewal, and Revival
For the grade school student, there is nothing better than a good field trip. Rather than sitting in a stuffy classroom, having one's life-force sucked out by the flickering flourescent lighting, reading about people and events far-removed from life in school, the student experiences first-hand the people and places where history was made. I grew … Continue reading Taking Field Trips In The Hallway
Churches all over the world are dying. The demographic bomb is exploding as we speak. And it is not a surgical strike. Like the Battle of Dresden, every building of God's church will be struck. Small churches will close. Megachurches will close. Cathedrals will empty and the parish priest will become an unpaid itinerent minister … Continue reading The Return To The Hallway
I am neither a Progressive nor a Conservative. Therefore, what I am about to write will equally offend both constituencies. Neither ideology bears the strength and supernatural power of the Gospel. Both ideologies use Jesus for their own dubious ends, ignoring the Scriptures which bear testimony against their errors and proof-texting Scriptures out of context … Continue reading Pride (In The Name of…)
A Lux Benedicta Community may be started anywhere, at any time of day, by any one person or group who desires to follow Jesus. There is nothing unique about this form of the Daily Office, besides its simplicity. Monastic offices are guided by the direction of books called Breviaries, which are complicated and intricate, based … Continue reading The Daily Office In A Lux Benedicta Community (Copy This And Use/Share)