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Leading Silence

Posted by on Jul 2, 2016 in Prayers/Litanies, Silence, Slideshow, Transitions | 0 comments

Leading Silence

A number of years ago while on a mission trip, I was planning a weekday morning worship service with youth and adults.  We were assigning people to lead various elements but when we got to the end of the liturgy, I realized we had one youth left who had not yet been assigned a part.  So, out of necessity, I said, “OK, ‘Frank’, why don’t you lead the silent prayer?”  To which Frank responded, “how do I do that?” It was a good and profound question, of course.  I mean, how do we lead silence?  Is that...

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