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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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Martyn Percy – An Inclusive Church

Martyn Percy – An Inclusive Church

The Very Rev’d Professor Martyn Percy will speak on “What it means to be an inclusive Church” this Thursday (10 August 2017) at 7:30 pm at Christ’s College. All are very welcome. The 45th Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and one of the world’s leading academics, is presenting for the Centre for Ethics and Spirituality… Continue Reading

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Camino

Camino

Updated 27 June: About 160 people turned up to this event. Thanks for your encouragement. You can read posts here on this site about this with tag “Camino“. If you are in Christchurch on Thursday, 23 June, do come and listen to Helen and me talk about the Camino and ask questions in the Chapman… Continue Reading

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Centenary of the Birth of Thomas Merton

Centenary of the Birth of Thomas Merton

On Saturday the Christchurch Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society, it being 100 years since the birth of Thomas Merton, organised a day of Prayer and Pilgrimage. After gathering for a cuppa, welcome, and morning prayer, we set off for the Carmelite Monastery of Christ the King for quiet time and Midday Prayer with… Continue Reading

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Anglican Consultative Council ACC15

Anglican Consultative Council ACC15

I am trying to collect together here some of the dispersed resources connected with the meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council ACC15 in Auckland Oct. 27-Nov. 7 2012. As well as comments, if you know of or have other resource please add them in the comments section below. The resolutions passed at ACC15 The five… Continue Reading

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Rowan in Canterbury

Rowan in Canterbury

Yesterday I spent a majority of the day at events with the Archbishop of Canterbury. He was visiting Christchurch (in NZ’s province of Canterbury) in a break during the meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council. The day began with a cathedral service at which he presided and preached. The cathedral community are guests at Christ’s… Continue Reading

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Honours Award

Honours Award

I recently received an Honours Award from the Independent Schools of New Zealand. It was presented to me in Wellington by the Minister of Education, the Hon. Hekia Parata (photo left). I am honoured to receive this award; I think it significant that the spiritual dimension of Christ’s College, where I am chaplain, features so… Continue Reading

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