Spirit and Sacrament: An Invitation to Eucharismatic Worship

Andrew discusses his new book, 'Spirit and Sacrament,' with the full cast.

Andrew’s new book, Spirit and Sacrament: An Invitation to Eucharismatic Worshipis just that: an invitation to have and experience charismatic worship while also holding to a high view of the sacraments. The crew sat down to discuss the book and also distinguish between what it means to be a “bouncy” charismatic and a “dusty” Anglican.


Why liturgical and sacramental churches often do not mesh with emotive charismatic churches
Why a structured order of worship does not constrict the expressiveness of worship
Why and how different kinds of behavior and personal dispositions help to inform their counterparts and ultimately seek to unify the church
Answering the question as to why emotive expressions of worship are often made to be spontaneous
Why the book does not advocate for a separation or truncated view of the Spirit and the administration of the sacraments
Andrew argues for why and how Eucharismatic worship is what is needed to avoid the spectacle of “rock concert worship”
Answering the question as to how this kind of worship leads to an individual’s understanding and practice of spiritual gifts and their empowerment outside of the Sunday service
How this view practically plays out in a church and speaks to different contexts, encouraging and challenging those from either charismatic or high church bents to embrace each other
Conclusion, and a Special Offer for supporters of the show!

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