The Bad News is Part of the Good News
In this interview, Fleming Rutledge explores the themes of suffering and belief surrounding the Easter and Good Friday, as well as the implications of these stories for Christians in the rest of history.
The Call is Urgent
A commentary on Joel 2:1-2, 12-17. The text calls us "to confess our sins, to remind ourselves of our mortality and frailty, and to hear the call to repentance or turning around from our sinful ways."
Lament: Ash Wednesday
This reflection gets to the heart of Ash Wednesday and the season of Lent by exploring Joel 2 and our need to pray, to fast, to mourn, and to read God’s Word.
Commentary on Psalm 25:1-10
Psalm 25 is a model prayer, based on the cries of individuals to God in earlier psalms. It indicates how important it is regularly to recite words that call us to faith and dependence on God.
The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday
Based on the painting, "The Fight Between Carnival and Lent" by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, this blog reflects on different aspects of the painting that point us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when...
Limping Towards Charity: From Fear to Anger
This article illustrates that the ways in which we engage controversy can ultimately serve to shape us in the image of Christ. (Part 1 of 3)
Anger in the Christian Life
How can we express righteous anger? A study guide for adult Sunday School lesson about dealing with anger based on Ephesians 4:21-5:2. Reflection questions and liturgical elements are included.
Becoming a People of Truth
This brief article invites us to pray for clarity during this time of fragmentation, anger, and misunderstanding.
Anger and Hiring
This article by Fr. Brian Mullady answers two specific questions regarding the Catholic position on the morality of anger and the moral norms for hiring.
Anger in the Christian Life
As Robert Roberts argues in this article, anger can spur a sense of justice. But most of us are too quick to anger, and our anger becomes sin and "spawns sin."
Paschal Sermon of St. John Chrysostom
A 4th-century sermon is still preached every Easter in Orthodox churches. This poetic sermon is heard but once a year, but many worshipers know it by heart.
A sermon illustration from the work of Frederick Buechner based on Psalm 37:7-9 talking about the dangers and drawbacks of anger and our need to wait for the Lord.
Full Text Hymns on Anger
God, We've Known Such Grief and AngerPD
Inspired by love and anger©
If You But Trust in God to Guide You©
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Anger, Conflict, and Obedience
Based on Matthew 18:15-20, Euan Marley preaches on anger, conflict, and obedience.
Law, Anger, and Marriage
... songs, prayers, and notes for preaching on law, anger, and marriage in child-friendly ways.
Worship Service - Anger
A worship service outline on the theme of anger based on the gospel reading from John 14:8-10, 15-17, and 25-27.
This blog entry reminds us of the troubles and necessity of anger and encourages us to find ways to be constructive rather than destructive with our anger.
Divine Wrath and Human Anger
How should we understand God's anger? Study guide for adult Sunday School lesson about the differences between divine wrath and human anger based on Exodus 32:1-20 and 34:1-9.
Understanding Anger in Those We Care For
This Catholic article considers anger and pastoral care, suggesting that if we want to see anger decrease in the lives of those we care for, then understanding the roots of anger needs to be initiated.
Therapeutic art-making can be used to heal survivors of abuse, torture, and trafficking. J. Nathan Corbitt introduces three artists, along with their art pieces, who help their communities to express righteous anger.
Putting Anger Into the Context of Communion
Arthur Landwehr's sermon on Job 7:1-7 reflects on Job's anger at God because of Job's undeserved suffering. God does not answer Job's anger directly but he does show up and restore the relationship.