Doug Bratt

Doug Bratt is the pastor of Silver Spring (Md.) Christian Reformed Church.

Articles by this author:

  • Beyond Blame

    Worship during Holy Week

    Historically, Christians have used some verses from the gospel accounts of Jesus’ suffering to figuratively bludgeon Jewish people. But does our awareness of this historical misuse of Scripture make any difference in the way we plan and lead worship, especially during Lent and Holy Week? Can we apply some principles to dealing with those “troubling tellings” while still taking the Scriptures very seriously?

  • Character References

    Meeting People through Literature
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