The Holy Spirit, the Sacraments & Revival
by William L. De Arteaga
On a fall Sunday in the mid-1980s, the rector of a suburban church gave one of his usual renowned sermons. The church had a reputation not only for superb preaching, but also for being the most charismatic Episcopal church in the Atlanta area. The Sunday services blended traditional liturgy, lively contemporary worship music with occasional “word gifts” breaking out among the congregation. The assistant rector, an internationally respected composer of Christian music, led the music.
The rector’s sermon was on loving one another. In a moment of inspiration, the assistant rector suggested in response to the sermon that the congregation take time . . .
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