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- Water and the Wilderness
For the Introduction see here . Meditation Imagine. You are hot. You have travelled from your comfortable home in the City of Jerusalem, out into the harsh wilderness. Whe
- Greenbelt 2012
A Dirty Weekend @jonkuhrt describes Greenbelt as ‘a dirty weekend away’: In this way Greenbelt operates a bit like a theological version of naughty weekend away. It’s a ch
- I don’t just believe in God, I met with him ...
Adrian Warnock has blogged about Spiritual Experiences and how we don’t like to talk about it. He is right, one of things I discovered once I had been ordained was how man
- Good Friday
Last year in a first, Pope Benedict took questions about the Christian faith on Good Friday in an Italian television special. I cannot promise to answer all those question
- The Table Church
(This post was written for Preston Yancey’s excellent blog series “ at the lord's table: a conversation ) “The church is not an institution, the church is not a building,
- On ++Rowan
After months of rumours Rowan’s tenure as Archbishop of Canterbury will come to an end in under a year’s time. When he began we celebrated at theological college, here was
- Sinful Vicars
Twitter conversations have a wonderful way of meandering between topics and making unexpected links. Last night the topic wandered through parish expectations of clergy sp
- Vaguely Practising Cameron
David Cameron describes himself as: I am a committed - but I have to say vaguely practising - Church of England Christian, who will stand up for the values and principles
- Mary: Graced, Gate, Lens, Ark & Mother
Gaudete, gaudete! Christus est natus Ex Maria virgine, gaudete! Rejoice, rejoice! Christ is born Of the Virgin Mary — rejoice! The time of grace has come— This that we hav
- We are the 6%?
As reported in the Guardian a recent survey suggests that that 94% of those who grow up without faith remain without faith. The force of the article is (yet another) ‘Chur
- Sacramental Renewal
I have been using the term Sacramental Renewal for some time. I have explored the idea of a Sacramental Renewal Network . Yet the term is not one that is common. The term
- The Future of Affirming Catholicism
The question I have been wrestling with since taking the Chair has been this: how to strengthen and lead Aff Cath so that it can again be seen as a vehicle for the renewal
- Clear Theology from Bishop
Not as you may think the bishops brave statement on benefit capping - although as a colleague of mine pointed out on Twitter the Bishops do not apply the same logic to cle
- Bishop St. Ignatius
After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. … Carry no purse, no bag, no s
- Blindfolded Worship Monkeys
Vicky Beeching, one of the foremost Worship leaders writing today recently asked in a provocative post ‘ Could a blindfolded monkey write some of our worship songs? ’ "It
- The Indefinable Source
There is a tension at the heart of contemporary Christianity in all of its forms. It is increasingly found in the emergent discussion. It lies at the heart of different ap
- Sacramental Renewal Network?
"Sharing a missional desire for people to grow in Christian discipleship and intimately encounter God in the sacraments." Talking to charismatic friends and colleagues oft
- Big Society, Big Church
When those hired about five o’clock came, each of them received the usual daily wage. Now when the first came, they thought they would receive more; but each of them also
- Keys to the Kingdom
“Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father in heaven. And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will bui
- Innovation & Tradition
My recent posts on Fresh Expressions have been in part preparation for an upcoming conference. I have now heard that the Innovation and Tradition Conference at Westcott H
- Re-Churching the Un-Church
Last week I explored how Fresh Expressions had drifted from a broad definition of renewal and mission to a narrow definition focusing on the un-churched. I also suggested
- Walking Towards the Mystery
Matthew 14:22-33 But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, saying, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke t
- Frequently Asked Questions
Being part of diverse and ecumenical Christian communities, on the net, in local community and with wider family and friends is something that contemporary Christians are
- Evangelicals and Communion
Following the Benediction video there has been some discussion of Evangelical's understanding of the Eucharist on Peter Ould's blog . To which I respond with this: It is i
- Adoration on the Streets
A fascinating Roman Catholic public expostion of the sacrament which you can read more about here . Watching this last night I was deeply moved. Although Benediction is n
- Bishop Stephen Conway on Ordination
Bishop Stephen speaks passionately and insightfully about the sacrament of holy orders.
- Nearly Apostolical
Having been Suspiciously Charismatic and Tongues Tied I feel I have no choice but to venture into the nature of apostolic ministry. The essence of apostolic ministry is fo
- Tongues Tied
In my last post I reflected on some of the Spiritual Gifts, especially Prophecy. I noted that I feel strongly that the spiritual gifts operate throughout the Church as the
- Suspiciously Charismatic
A few weeks ago I was Anxiously Sacramental . Today for Pentecost I am Suspiciously Charismatic. Pentecost itself was a breaking down of boundaries, a reversing of the con
- That We May Be One
John 17:1-11 As we celebrate the last Sunday of the Easter season, we are left with Jesus’ last thoughts and prayer for his disciples. “Holy Father, protect them in your
- Which Service of the Word?
Lay Anglicana has questioned my suggestion of re-adopting ante-communion as the primary shape for Sunday Service of the Word. The principle concern being: "I apologise for
- Wesley and the Anglo-Catholics
As we remember John & Charles Wesley, G.W. Taylors work is worth re-reading. John Wesley and the Anglo-Catholic Revival by G.W. Taylor London: SPCK, 1905.
- Missional, Rural, Sacramental
Yesterday I responded to Lay Anglicana’s thoughts about rural ministry leaving more open questions. Today I hope to explore some answers. Firstly we are faced with the c
- Sacramental, Rural, Missional
In another thought provoking post Lay Anglicana explores the state of multi parish rural benefices. The issues she discusses are real and pressing. Although such churches
- The Way
Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life." John 14:6 If you were to ask someone their religion and they told you they followed ‘The Way’ you might think the
- Anxiously Sacramental
The Vernacular Curate is suffering from Ecclesial Anxietie s for being a collar wearing Anglo-Catholic of sorts. I don’t blame him - I feel it too from the my buckle shoes
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