Seven collects

Authors

  • Lois H. Siemens

Keywords:

prayer, collects

Abstract

The collects printed here were inspired by the author's reading of The Dogmatic Imagination: The Dynamics of Christian Belief, by A. James Reimer (Waterloo, ON: Herald Press, 2003).

Author Biography

Lois H. Siemens

Lois H. Siemens is in transition between acquiring an MDiv degree (Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, 2006) and assuming her new responsibilities as pastor of Superb Mennonite Church, Kerrobert, Saskatchewan. She enjoys the prayer discipline of writing collects, a form that often includes these elements: (1) naming God; (2) a description of the name, which often begins with “who”; (3) a petition; (4) a statement of hope for an outcome of the petition, which often begins with “that”; (5) a doxology. The

Published

2006-10-01

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