Holy Week counters the “overprotective church”

In a recent article, author Hanna Rosin claims that our culture is being so overprotective with children that we are hindering them from growing up. She wrote, “One common concern of parents these days is that children grow up too fast. But sometimes it seems as if children don’t get the space to grow up at all.”Continue reading “Holy Week counters the “overprotective church””

“All Glory, Laud and Honor” even in trials and tribulation, a Palm Sunday reflection

This weekend many churches will observe Palm Sunday and sing the classic hymn, “All Glory, Laud, and Honor,” penned by Theodulf of Orleans.  It is a high-church, soaring hymn that lifts hearts heavenward and voices aloft. The original writing of it actually took place in the harshest of circumstances.  God is good (all the time!), andContinue reading ““All Glory, Laud and Honor” even in trials and tribulation, a Palm Sunday reflection”