Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hearing What We Want To Hear

The reporting of, and response to, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech at the Evangelical Alliance yesterday is a classic example of people hearing what they want to hear. John Bingham in the Telegraph told us that Justin made his remarks

Posted in Archbishop of Canterbury, Secular / Christian, Sexuality

Martyrs Read Joel Osteen Tweets

On the day we remember the beheading of John the Baptist, this is kind of appropriate.

Posted in Heresy, Martyrs, Tradition

Alan Chambers on Closing Exodus

Hmmm…. There’s also a long article over at BuzzFeed. Chambers has often said that his introduction to Exodus saved his life. Coming from a sheltered childhood, it was the first time he’d been around other people wrestling with the same

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Communion Partner Bishops meet Justin Welby

This press statement just released. August 26, 2013 Dear Communion Partner Sisters and Brothers: The Archbishop of Canterbury preached recently in Monterey, Mexico: “It is a dangerous place, a narrow path we walk as Anglicans at present. On one side

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Anglicanism is Inherently Lutheran. Discuss.

As I quite rightly point out in Anglican Unscripted 79.

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Savings Bank

In a comment piece earlier this week in the Telegraph, Andrew Lilico bemoaned the fact that the new TSB Bank being launched by Lloyds Banking Group was not going to be a Savings Bank in the manner of it’s namesake

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Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility; that on the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him 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
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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