St Paul's Anglican Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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July 29, 2012

Christian Calendar

Collect for the Eighth Sunday after Trinity

by Lanier Nail

LORD God, whose never-failing providence governs everything in heaven and on earth:

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July 22, 2012

Christian Calendar

Collect for the 7th Sunday after Trinity

by Lanier Nail

Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things:

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July 17, 2012

American Evangelicalism

Learning to Pray - Jesus Style

by Lanier Nail

If a new believer asked you to teach them to pray, what counsel would you give them? One standard approach to teaching prayer in evangelical churches sounds something like this: "Prayer is just talking to God. Talk to Him like you would a friend." I have heard this many times and have probably given the same advice repeatedly. I no longer think it is very good advice, nor do I think it is completely true, though it certainly contains what we would call a "kernel of truth."

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Posted by Lanier Nail at 4:58 p.m.
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