Monthly Archives: June 2007

Are you Ready?

Just finished tomorrow’s sermon for the Baptism Service (“Don’t be Guilty in Christ” – Col 2:13-15) and I’m reminded that there’s loads of people put there (and in church tomorrow morning with the baptismal parties) who don’t know Christ and

Posted in Sermon, Wholeness

Who’d buy an iPhone?

I can’t see what all the fuss is about. This next product from the iPeople seems much more exciting. hat-tip Cranmer

Posted in Lighter Things, Technology

Disco Jesus

I kid you not… Nativity musical role for Idol star Pop Idol winner Michelle McManus is to appear in a disco version of the nativity story, it has been announced. The Scots singer will play Mary in Discotivity, which sees

Posted in Christmas, Lighter Things

Sunday’s Sermon – Videos

For those who want to see again the videos I made for Sunday’s sermon at Christ Church, here are the offending articles. For everybody else I think you’ll understand where I’m going with it all. Alright?

Posted in Sermon

If you’re going to debate doctrine, then debate doctrine

I’ve spent a part of yesterday and today listening online to the Canadian Anglican Synod debate same-sex blessings. The debate so far has been on the following motion which passed (amended, but not substantially) an hour or so ago. What

Posted in Anglican Communion, Scripture, Sexuality

Silver Ring Thing?

I’ve refrained from blogging on this until the case was heard, but I’m sure you’ve all already heard about Lydia Playfoot’s attempt to wear a little bit of silver to school. The school argued that the ring, purchased from the

Posted in Secular / Christian

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Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

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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