Wedding rite project

Here are the articles I wrote in support of my wedding rite project:

Bride meltdown and its solution

. . . I do feel for brides and grooms who get snookered into what has been aptly called the “Wedding Industrial Complex.”…

A simple wedding service

Well, if I think weddings ought to be simpler than they are, I ought to help make it so…

Unfortunate historical trends in liturgy

I’ve begun to review the Protestant wedding services of the last two or three generations. A lot of commonalities to be sure, but I’ve re-discovered two historical trends now “traditional” that I’d be happy to banish…

A drippy wedding liturgy

. . . The whole service is drippy. Little wonder the editors of Christian Worship: A Service Book did what a good number of Baptist “ministers’ manual” editors did: added the Episcopal prayerbook wedding rite, too.

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