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Damaging and Dangerous. A response to Angela Tilby

After Revd Angela Tilby’s column on the “family-olatory” of Christmas was published I wrote to the Church Times.  While I never expected my letter to be published I was shocked to see that the Church Times editors chose to only publish responses from female correspondents.   I am going to choose to believe that is… Continue reading Damaging and Dangerous. A response to Angela Tilby

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Ashes to Ashes

2 Corinthians 5:20-6:10; John 8:1-11 The philosopher Kierkegaard once tried to describe the incarnation of God in Christ. He used this simple illustrative story: A certain king was very rich. His power was known throughout the world. But he was most unhappy, for he desired a wife. Without a queen, the vast palace was empty. One… Continue reading Ashes to Ashes

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Synod, Suffragans & Sermons. Talk 25th November 2012

Readings: Galatians 3:21-29, John 20:1-18 I wonder how your week has been. I wonder how you feel as you come to worship today? Sometimes it’s hard as we gather here to remember why we do it. Why we get together and what it’s all for. Sometimes the issues and difficulties of our lives crowd in… Continue reading Synod, Suffragans & Sermons. Talk 25th November 2012