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Resources for 22nd Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 22nd Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that what is good within us may flourish] Pause God of power and might, [or Faithful God] source of all good, graft in our hearts the love of your name, and bind us more closely to you so that you nourish the goodness you sow in us and, by your… Continue Reading

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Creation Season 2017

Creation Season 2017

In the month of September, and concluding on the feast of St Francis on October 4, many people focus on creation. For Christians, creation is not merely an academic discussion about evolution or not – it is now, much more, seen as an essential part of mission, in partnership with others who share concern for… Continue Reading

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Resources for 21st Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 21st Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that God will make us one in mind and heart] pause O God, you inspire the hearts of the faithful with a single longing, grant your people to love what you command and to desire what you promise, so that in all the changes and chances of this uncertain world,… Continue Reading

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Helping Young People Know that God is not a Thing (Part 1)

Helping Young People Know
that God is not a Thing (Part 1)

This article, written by me, first appeared in our diocesan magazine Anglican Life (August-September 2017) If you cannot scientifically verify it, then it isn’t true. That is often the assumption that young people inherit from our surrounding culture when it comes to belief in God. In his much-read book, The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins popularised… Continue Reading

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What is a Cathedral? Part 2

What is a Cathedral? Part 2

This post follows the previous one, What is a Cathedral? Do check that post out first. I am very grateful that people respected my request to take care with comments, and I WILL AGAIN BE VERY RESTRICTING OF COMMENTS HERE. The Christchurch Anglican Cathedral is a very controversial topic. Please restrict your comments on this… Continue Reading

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