Blessing Holy Things

Just want to highlight a comment made on the Glasgow same-sex blessings thread and my response to it.

Kimberly said:

The point is that blessing is what we do.

The church has been given the gift of pronouncing God’s blessing where we find it and where it is needed. We bless all sorts of things, . . . → Read More: Blessing Holy Things

St Michael and Associated Hard Cases

You know the dudes. 8 foot, kick-*** fellas in the Bible who, if you mess with them can cause you all sorts of problems, and who, if you stay on their right side can be jolly and nice and bring you neat messages from God (hence “malak” in the Hebrew meaning – “messenger”). So much . . . → Read More: St Michael and Associated Hard Cases

Who Am I?

Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow

Hat-tip the Gregster

It’s Doing the Rounds…

… so I thought I’d share it with y’all. Hat-tip Ruth G

To the tune of “The Church’s One Foundation”

The Anglican Communion Was mightily distressed When bishops of ECUSA Their heresies expressed, And in Convention showed not Repentance or regret, But chose to walk their own path, Firm in their own ways set.

Political . . . → Read More: It’s Doing the Rounds…

Same Sex Blessing in Scotland

Anglican Mainstream is reporting that a same-sex blessing took place on Sunday 23rd (just passed), conducted by the Provost of Glasgow. From the Provost’s own blog, the following:

Today I celebrated a Eucharist in circumstances which were new to me but which felt old and traditional all the same. A new addition to the range . . . → Read More: Same Sex Blessing in Scotland

Matthew Parris being too busy

Hat-tip Iain Dale

Up at 6.30 for the Andrew Marr Show, Sunday. No time for breakfast. Dash to studio. Dash back. Enter hotel. Enter breakfast room. Nice table by window. “Tea please.” Huge meal – full monty. Up to my room, third floor. Can’t find room 3301. Foreign chambermaid says “not existing”. The fool knows . . . → Read More: Matthew Parris being too busy

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