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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

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Face Palm: Sex, lies and the Church

I read with dismay the headlines of today’s papers and immediately started to write of the CofE’s response to Same Sex Marriage as another anglican face-palm. ┬áThen I read the actual report and found that, though perhaps unwise in tone, there was much in it that is thoughtful and considered. Though I have some questions… Continue reading Face Palm: Sex, lies and the Church

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Rumours of our death have been exaggerated

I am writing this from the the crowded seat of the ‘quiet carriage’ of a Cross Country Trains Edinburgh – Penzance express. Frankly express is a bit of a misnomer. This particular train is currently 57 minutes late and I suspect I have missed my connections home to Warminster from Bristol Temple Meads. Travelling by… Continue reading Rumours of our death have been exaggerated

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Expected Behavioural Differences

Recently heard this article mentioned in a lecture on Evangelism, it has been haunting me ever since. Many of you may have already read Mr Whyte’s comments, I think it is an article which caused quite a stir when it was printed back in September 08. The thing is, while I disagree with Jamie’s conclusions,… Continue reading Expected Behavioural Differences

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The 39 Steps…

I. Of Faith in the Holy Trinity. There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of this Godhead there be three Persons, of one substance, power, and eternity; the… Continue reading The 39 Steps…