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Maundy Thursday – Evening Prayer

Opening Hymn Psalm 39 The Lord said to Moses, ‘I will bring one more plague upon Pharaoh and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go from here; indeed, when he lets you go, he will drive you away.Tell the people that

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Questions for Steve Chalke

Steve Chalke (he of Oasis, the ministry not the band) has a piece out today arguing in favour of blessing same-sex relationships. You can read it here. After reading the piece my response is to ask Steve a number of

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Hypocrisy at its Worst

Did you see this piece in the Daily Mail two days ago? Members of the Church of England’s ‘parliament’ are attempting to oust one of its most senior figures following the defeat of legislation to allow women bishops. In a dramatic move,

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Incest in the Bible?

Here’s a challenge. Imagine you had to present a biblical argument against monogamous, consensual incest yet in favour of monogamous, consensual same-sex relationships*. Could any of our liberal readers do it? If so, please have a go in the comments

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Thoughts on Synod

So the Manchester motion on Women Bishops failed to garner support, instead a motion was passed that pretty much asked the House of Bishops to look at the legislation before the summer session, but not to do anything substantial with

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Scottish EHRC Proposes Same-Sex Marriage

The Scottish EHRC has issued a paper arguing in favour of marriage equality in Scotland. The full document was produced after a symposium chaired by Cambium Advocacy, a campaign consultancy. It is Cambium Advocacy who wrote the paper, not the

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