Embracing the “Three Streams” Life: Creating Space for the Holy Spirit

 The Rev. Canon James Kennaugh of Kingdom Life Anglican Church ponders the practicalities of three streams living, specifically how we can encourage the Holy Spirit to move more freely among us. Reading up on the subject of the three streams—Word, Sacrament and Spirit—I was not surprised to see lots of critics and critiques. Most of it seems to be written by observers rather than practitioners, analyses from a viewing point on the riverbank rather than midstream. I am writing from…

Lent Guide Lends Beauty, Accessibility to Book of Common Prayer

Patrick and Meg Schlabs What if you could simplify the Book of Common Prayer and the Church Year for those new to Anglicanism? That’s what Patrick Schlabs, Worship Pastor at St. Peter’s Church in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, set out to do. Here, Patrick shares his inspiration for the Rhythms Project—a two-volume guide to the Church Year that curates the Book of Common Prayer for today’s generation. The first volume of the Rhythms Project walks readers through Advent, Christmas and Epiphany,…