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Digital Evangelism

Internet God

I have long been an advocate for a (better) Christian presence in the new continent of the Internet where now many (most?) people live. A friend pointed out the new job: “Head of Digital Communications” in the Church of England. I applaud this venture. I think that digital competency should be part of the skills… Continue Reading

Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

Eastern Orthodox leaders

Let us pray for the planned, historic meeting of Orthodox churches, the “Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church”. Not since the “Great Schism” of 1054 have all Orthodox churches formally met in council. The last council that Orthodoxy recognises took place in 787 AD. 55 years in the planning, the council is to… Continue Reading

Upgrading the Apostle to the Apostles

Mary Magdalene

Until recently, the status of the celebration of Saint Mary Magdalene was, for Roman Catholics, a “Memorial”. That’s almost as low down the Roman Catholic ranking of celebrations that you can get. Effectively, only “Optional Memorials” rank lower. Four days ago, Saint Mary Magdalene’s celebration was upgraded by the Vatican to the status of “Feast”.… Continue Reading

Resources for 12th Ordinary Sunday

Gerasene Demoniac

Let us pray (in silence) [that we praise, reverence, and serve God] pause Lord, may we always love and revere your Holy Name, for you never fail to help and guide those you establish firmly in your love; through Jesus Christ, our Saviour who is alive with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,… Continue Reading

Same-Sex Couples Marriage or Blessing

Scottish Episcopal Church Welcomes You

Anglicanism regularly phrases things in such a way that different positions, different opinions, different practices can be held together in the one church. The Scottish Episcopal Church (Anglicanism in Scotland) has begun the process to allow marriage equality in that church. It has done so by beginning the process to remove “of one man and… Continue Reading

Baptism Confirmation – Theory and Practice

Confirming

In Christian (liturgical) practice we often say one thing and do another – our theory (our theology) is contradicted by our actual practice. Confirmation is a case in point. Confirmation has recently come up for discussion at General Synod Te Hinota Whanui. The proposal was to end confirmation in this church. That proposal was left… Continue Reading




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