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Posts tagged Andrew Russell
Feasting in the Midst of Fasting

Lent is rightly considered a more somber season of the Church year. Mirroring Jesus’s 40 days of temptation in the desert, Christians undergo a time of fasting from a luxury or two. We take time to reflect on our sinfulness and God’s mercy. We pray more, and we mourn the death of our Savior on the cross. But Lent is not a time for despair...

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Is It Okay to Call Your Pastor "Priest?"

One of the things about Anglicanism people always seem to question (or flat-out reject) is the idea of our calling pastors “priests.” And I’ll admit that, initially, it made me uncomfortable as well. Growing up in an evangelical, free church setting had planted the “priesthood of all believers” deep into my psyche...

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