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Resources for Week beginning 14 July

Resources for Week beginning 14 July

The Good Samaritan – JESUS MAFA Let us pray (in silence) [that we may follow the Good Shepherd] pause O God,you shine the light of your truth for those who stray into error,so that they may be able to return to the right path,grant that all who profess the...
Social Media Ethics and Culture

Social Media Ethics and Culture

You don’t have to spend much time on the internet to realise that it can magnify human good and human bad. People say and do things digitally that they wouldn’t do In Real Life. But I think the internet acronym, IRL (In Real Life), belies our new normal...
What a Lectionary is Not

What a Lectionary is Not

In a recent online discussions, people expressed outrage that some verses were left out of the Revised Common Lectionary reading from the Book of Revelation. Some of the discussions about the origin of the shared Three Year Lectionary got to levels of deprecation such...
Priest as Conductor

Priest as Conductor

I recently preached about the movement from disciple to leadership. As part of that, I looked at the etymology of the English word “leader”. It comes from Middle English leden, from Old English lǣdan, and is akin to Old High German, leiten. As such, that...
Resources for Week beginning 7 July

Resources for Week beginning 7 July

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may rejoice in sharing in Christ’s resurrection] pause O God,in Christ’s humiliation,you stooped down,and raised up the fallen world in the resurrection,grant to your faithful people a holy joy,so that those whom you have freedmay...
Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Almighty God, whose blessed apostles Peter and Paul glorified you by their martyrdom: Grant that your Church, instructed by their teaching and example, and knit together in unity by your Spirit, may ever stand firm upon the one foundation, which is Jesus Christ our...