Category Archives: Brethren

Tyndale and the Lord of the Rings

If you’re wondering what those two have in common, check out this video promoting a new Tyndale oratorio. It’s the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, after all! Advertisements

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Bread of the World

I’ve posted this poem recently, but it bears repeating. Today is the Anglican day of commemoration for its author–Reginald Heber, poet and once bishop of Calcutta. Heber’s poetry is sung today all over Christendom, in both high and low churches. … Continue reading

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The Open Secret

Bear not a single care thyself; One is too much for thee. The work is Mine, and Mine alone; Thy work–to rest in Me. ~ Hudson Taylor (1832-1905)

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Freuen Wir Uns all’ in Ein

Here is a translation of a German hymn, from times of persecution both before and during the Protestant Reformation.  It has quite the pedigree.  It was the first hymn of the Bohemian Brethren, a proto-Protestant sect that followed the teachings … Continue reading

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