Jack Van Marion is pastor of Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Edina, Minnesota.
Articles by this author:
Leonard J. Vander Zee. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2004. 249 pp. $18.00.
This is an important book for Christians to read and ponder. Here’s why:
Bending God's Ear: Ways to transform the 'long' prayer into a rich and meaningful part of the liturgy
When I went to church with my parents in the late fifties, the sermon was about two peppermints long. I didn’t get peppermints during the prayer following the sermon. Hence the insufferable loooong prayer. My childhood is past; the long prayer is not. Just ask the children in church.