Many of us feel guilty that we don’t pray enough, correctly, or effectively. Sometimes, we don’t really understand the whole idea. When we strip it down to its simplest and most basic elements, what is prayer? When we strip ourselves down, what then can prayer become to us?
Brian D. McLaren When Time Magazine write someone up as one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in the US, then it’s definitely time to take note. When that same person is also a musician, a song-writer and an English graduate with a special interest in romantic poetry and medieval drama, then it’s beyond note-taking time, and well into careful listening. Brian McLaren is one of the key thinkers in what has become known as the Emerging Church, but his thoughts and writings are resonant of ancient ways, and his insights applicable across the spectrum of faith. Deeply rooted, deeply relevant, this is a voice to savour.