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Month: October 2011

Divided

I recently tripped over the documentary, “Divided”. It is arguing against siloing the Christian community into different age groups. What particularly interested me is that it comes from the part of the Christian spectrum that has been arguing for siloing. “Church growth” models have been advocating having services where people are similar to each other

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Sydney’s Common Prayer

Sydney Anglicanism would describe itself as conservative evangelical. It is often a place that points where others who so describe themselves are looking. Sydney’s diocesan synod recently opposed adoption of the “Anglican Covenant”. Liturgically it continues fighting nineteenth-century style battles putting energy where most have even forgotten that there was once controversy. Priests “ministers” are

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Font

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THE Font is a primary sign and symbol in the worship space. Just as baptism images dying with Christ, so the font images tomb. Just as baptism images being cleansed, so the font images bath. You can stand up in the pool and have water poured over you. Use copious water. Baptism in the Anglican

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The End of the World

As fate 😉 would have it – with some others I acted out the above skit to an audience of hundreds only a couple of weeks ago! [I had the part originally played by Alan Bennett]. And now, today, October 21, 2011 – according to Harold Camping – is the end of the universe. (Also

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