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one and a half million

one and a half million

I am very conscious that we are a community gathered here. A virtual community. A spiritual community. From time to time there are landmarks here. The web-counter (at the bottom of each page) has just clicked over the 1,500,000th visitor to this site! It took about four years to get to a million visitors. It… Continue Reading

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5 years

5 years

Today, five years ago, this website was launched. I produce all this in my “spare” time and thank you, all who visit here, for your support and encouragement. Let us continue to pray for each other, and all who visit here. The large number of people who visit and find it useful, the comments and… Continue Reading

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Earthquake meanderings

Earthquake meanderings

The pope prayed for the victims of the Christchurch earthquake. Many were pleased that after this quake the Archbishop of Canterbury sent a message to Bishop Victoria Matthews: We are all thinking of you constantly in the wake of (the) terrible news, and our prayers are with you. The devastation of the Cathedral is dreadful,… Continue Reading

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worship review

There’s no objective standard of worship that a service can be measured against. Worship is primarily and ultimately about God – and God is not scoring individual worship services. What may look like an appalling service might touch an individual or a community and transform them surprisingly. etc. And vice versa – what may appear… Continue Reading

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Missional Church… simple

Missional Church… simple

I have written before about the concerns I have when every service, or the majority of services, follow the model of being a “seeker service” – with a primary focus on seeking to convert people, and even have them drawn into the life of the Christian community. The primary focus and goal of worship, IMO,… Continue Reading

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Incense – you have been warned

Incense – you have been warned

It is always fascinating to pore over church service advertisements. Especially the way a community perceives itself, what it thinks it is important, and how it expresses itself to visitors and seekers: a devotional service Family service Festival Eucharist with Easter Hymns Traditional Holy Communion (BCP) with hymns Informal lively service with communion But the… Continue Reading

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a million visitors

a million visitors

The webcounter (at the bottom of each page) has just clicked over the 1,000,000th visitor to this site! (The millionth visitor was from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States). Four years ago I had the digital version of my book Celebrating Eucharist which I thought I could make more accessible by purchasing a domain and placing… Continue Reading

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