Review: Feeding the Lambs

Rev. Thoma's Feeding the Lambs seeks to answer questions about the meaning behind the practices of the faith we profess and how to communicate that meaning to children.

The Face of Christ: Part 4 – Christ in Culture and Art

As discussed in the previous installment of this series, it is both acceptable and good to preserve and appreciate art from around the world. In the following, we will discuss types of depictions of Christ, examine the implications of depicting His face, and get the chance to view examples of that art from around the …

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The Face of Christ: Part 2 – Jesus’ Ethnicity and Message

In the first installment of this series, we broached the idea that some people wish to destroy images of Christ for no other reason than they are perceived to be ethnically inaccurate. Such an argument is faulty at best and immoral at worst. People who make such arguments miss the main point of the art …

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The Face of Christ: Part 1 – Culture Clash

How terrible it is to look into the face of God and see only the color of His skin.Andrew Klavan The subject of art, particularly statues, has become one of the main topics of conversation in recent days and weeks. It is not a new subject, and it is certainly one worth having. But most …

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

What sort of songs should we be singing in worship? This debate has been going on for some time. I have known people who think this or that type of music should be sung and another that or this type. I have known people who refused to go to services because they played contemporary music. …

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