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Resources for 24th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 24th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may love God in our hearts and in our actions] Pause Lord, [or God of compassion] direct our hearts by the action of your mercy, for without your help we cannot please you; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,… Continue Reading

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Conform Cooperate Confront?

Conform Cooperate Confront?

Regulars here will pick up soon enough that this post is also an ongoing reflection in relation to the upcoming synod’s decision on the future of the Christchurch Cathedral. The previous posts are What is a Cathedral? What is a Cathedral? Part 2 I am very grateful that people respected my request to take care… 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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Creation Season 2016

Creation Season 2016

Many people focus on creation during the month of September – a “creation season” concluding on the feast of St Francis on October 4. By this is not meant some tiresome, month-long preaching against evolution, but an examination of how we humans live within this created world, and a recommitment to living appropriately, as God… Continue Reading

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Resources for 24th Ordinary Sunday

Resources for 24th Ordinary Sunday

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may love God in our hearts and in our actions] Pause Lord, [or God of compassion] direct our hearts by the action of your mercy, for without your help we cannot please you; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,… Continue Reading

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Let’s Stop Using This Word (5): True

Let’s Stop Using This Word (5): True

A book someone was reading caught my eye. “Is that fiction or nonfiction?” I asked the reader. “It’s mostly true,” he replied. “That wasn’t what I asked,” I said. The Bible is all true, and much of it happened. The story of Job, for example, essentially starts, “Once upon a time in a faraway land… Continue Reading

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Climate Change

Climate Change

On Saturday I went to the climate action rally as part of those wanting to send a message to those in leadership and to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, being held in Paris from November 30 to December 11. There was a reasonable turn out (estimate about 8,000). I saw five Anglican clergy… Continue Reading

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