Ordering the Word

With the work of Robert Webber, Cherry Constance, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, and the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, there has been an increase in popularity for understanding the church’s Sunday morning worship as follows:Read More »

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Doctor Strange and Redeeming Time (Liturgical Time)

*NO SPOILERS*

My wife and I watched Marvel’s Doctor Strange at a local theatre this last weekend. I did not know who ┬áDoctor Strange was before the movie and now I understand the hype about the visuals in the movie. When you bend time and space there had better be some good graphics to accompany such a feat!

This is not a review or summary of the movie, but rather a reflection on two key themes of the movie. First, time was an essential theme of the story. One of the villains, Kaecilius, had joined Dormammu because he wanted to escape time. In fact, he says that time is the enemy because in time all die. If only humans could escape time then we would be immortal.Read More »