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Learning From A Digital Game

sharing a game

Recently someone enthused to me about a digital game (no, I’m not going to distract from the point of this story by naming the game). It costs a little. They said that they would give me the money back if I didn’t like it. Of course, I loved it. And soon was speaking to others…

Amending the Constitution – Now What?

St Stephens Chapel Auckland

My solution to unlawful material in NZ Anglicanism: rescind them, we don’t need them. It would be churlish to oppose Statute 711 of New Zealand Anglicanism’s General Synod Te Hinota Whanui (GSTHW) without providing for some thinking through of an alternative solution to the problem that it is trying to address. Statute 711 intends to…

Videos of Note

Videos of Note

Time-lapse video shot by Ohio resident Scott Miller – Amish men raising a barn in less than 10 hours, between 7am and 5pm, with at least an hour for lunch.

Rethinking Inclusive Language

Rethinking Inclusive Language

The launching of the HeForShe movement is a good time to rethink inclusive and expansive language, and other gender-discriminatory issues, in liturgy. HeForShe aims to enlist men and boys in a campaign for gender equality. HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other…

The Church Of Me

Me Myself I

Rev. Matthew Marino claims a lot of “worship” today is characterized by: 1. Individualism: Me and my experience 2. Narcissism: Me and my desires 3. Power: Me and my potential And, 4. Entertainment: Me as spectator vs participant (1 Cor 14:26) A lot of what is sung has Jesus-my-boyfriend lyrics. How often does the pronoun…

Learning from General Theological Seminary

General Theological Seminary

If I write anything specific about the mess at General Theological Seminary (GTS) I am bound to be wrong about something – probably about most things. General Theological Seminary “is a seminary of the Episcopal Church in the United States located …in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. Founded in 1817, GTS is the…

Marriage Lite?

Synod of Bishops

Many will be praying for and following the third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops meeting in the Vatican at the moment (5 to 19 October) on the topic: The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization. This is in preparation for the 14th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod…



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