Tag: Evangelism

Sermon preached this morning at St Mary Bredin, Canterbury. [audio: 130512sermon.mp3]

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Bishop Steven Croft of Sheffield Diocese has made a further statement on the ordinations. On Sunday 10th February I received a short note informing me that Pete Jackson had been ordained in Kenya the previous day to serve the Church …

Sheffield – Bishop’s Statement Read More »

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Two months ago I wrote a blog piece looking at Average Sunday Attendance figures in the Church of England over the past decade. I showed that the majority of dioceses were in decline and that even the celebrated cases like London diocese …

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A fascinating piece on the Leadership Journal website. I’m probably violating numerous copyright laws by reproducing most of it, but it’s highly pertinent to the discussions we have here. Recently, a young couple started coming to our church. They’re very …

The Perfect Couple? Read More »

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We opened Holy Week with Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rice’s Palm Sunday pieces. Now on Good Friday it’s worth returning again to how the pair present the crucifixion and questions around it. If you stop and listen to the questions …

Tim Rice, Master Evangelist? Read More »

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From Changing Attitude. Changing Attitude is also a missionary society. Last Saturday we marched with our banner through central London at the heart of Gay Pride with other Christian groups to communicate the message that God loves ALL and welcomes …

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