Posts with the category “redeemer-staff-blog”

Embracing Anglicanism: A Journey Toward Unity, Reverence, and Liturgy
by Pastor Mac on March 19th, 2024
Anglicanism presented a paradigm that allowed me to embrace all the traditions that had shaped me. It provided a framework for building and maintaining healthy relationships with Christians who held different secondary and tertiary theological beliefs. The Anglican way allows me to live in a spirit of charitable fellowship with those who practice Christianity differently than I do. In my opinion, this is the kind of unity that Christ desires within His incredibly diverse body.  Read More
Lenten Fasting and Spiritual Reflection
by Pastor Mac on February 12th, 2024
During Lent, many Christians choose to fast as a way to acknowledge their limitations and dependence on the Lord in this fallen world. It is important to note that as Anglicans who affirm the doctrine of the five solas, we do not view Lenten fasting as a means of penance or earning forgiveness. Instead, we engage in this spiritual discipline to experience our own frailty and our need for the Savior in light of His ultimate victory.   Read More
A Posture of Humility
by Pastor Mac on January 10th, 2024
In a world filled with divisive issues and extreme positions, followers of Christ are called to align themselves with God rather than oppose Him. Humility is the posture of being aligned with God. One way we demonstrate this alignment is through how we choose to engage with fellow believers who hold different viewpoints. So, what does humility look like in these situations?  Read More