Tag: Brothers And Sisters

Coming Out

New blogger Matthew Franklin Jones talks about the need to share your story. A major weakness of American (conservative) Christianity has been the tendency to respond to LGBTQ people and their stories with bloodless dogma. LGBTQ people are often kept

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The Roman Catholic Letter

Here it is, the letter to be read out in all Roman Catholic churches in the country this Sunday. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ, This week the Coalition Government is expected to present its consultation paper on the

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How NOT to Evangelise

I don’t like Richard Dawkins. Really, I don’t like him, but I have to admit, this is compulsive viewing and makes a great point. If you’re in any doubt brothers and sisters, the emails were wrong…. By the way, I

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Los Angeles and Stuff

It’s not that I hadn’t noticed yet another TEC Bishop who’s in a sexual relationship out of marriage, it’s just that it all seems rather de rigueur these days. In some senses would you expect anything less of a church

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Marin on the Uncomfortableness of Real Mission

Andrew Marin is writing some brilliant posts at the moment on his blog and here’s his latest on how he responds to those who accuse him of undermining the Gospel. I do not hide the fact that, theologically, I believe

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Comedy Night – TEC’s Rearguard Action

My word, this is hilarious. We are writing to you as the Presiding Officers of the two Houses of The General Convention of The Episcopal Church. As your friends in Christ, we remain deeply grateful to you for your gracious

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