Monthly Archives: February 2007

Wednesday Afternoon’s Synod Session

Briefly, the motion was amended to become a nothing motion. Listen to the debate below though (if you have the time).

Posted in Church of England

Ego Trips and Useless Security

Technorati tells me that I’m in the top 90,000 blogs that it tracks. That might not seem that impressive, but given that Technorati tracks 55 million blogs, that puts me in the top 0.2% of all bloggers (or top 1

Posted in Church of England

Off to Westminster

In particular off to General Synod to do a fringe meeting on how Jesus redeems same-sex attraction and other emotional issues. We decided to do this “fringe” meeting because tomorrow Synod is debating two motions on sexuality. The voices which

Posted in Church of England, Sexuality

General Synod

The General Synod of the Church of England opened today. For those reading from outside of the UK, think of the General Convention in the US, but full of people who might take the Bible seriously. Wednesday morning sees the

Posted in Church of England, Sexuality

The Dawkins Delusion

This is sheer brilliance…

Posted in Lighter Things

Some music for today

Was trying to find a track to work out how I feel after last night’s great news. I think this is a start.

Posted in Anglican Communion, Music

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Mary, Martha and Lazarus
God our Father, whose Son enjoyed the love of his friends, Mary, Martha and Lazarus, in learning, argument and hospitality: may we so rejoice in your love that the world may come to know the depths of your wisdom, the wonder of your compassion, and your power to bring life out of death; through the merits of Jesus Christ, our friend and brother, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
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No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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