Tag: Reflections

Saying Goodbye

I’m delighted to share with you all that I have been asked to preach at the Saying Goodbye service at Canterbury Cathedral on the 6th of July. Saying Goodbye is a superb charity that each year organises a whole series

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Reflections on Outing

A reminder of some words I wrote a year ago. — The core of the argument against having Jeffrey John as the Bishop was laid out in a legal opinion offered from the legal team at Church House. In it they suggested

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The Church and Homosexuality – Jeffrey John

For those who are interested, this is the lecture that Dr Jeffrey John gave to the Post Lambeth 1998 Affirming Catholicism Conference entitled “The Church and Homosexuality : Post-Lambeth Reflections”. Instead of using the viewer below you can click here

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The Service of my Love – A Review

I decided that in order to have a valid input in commenting on other people’s plans, it would be fair if I actually grappled with the liturgical sources they were going to use. To that end I got hold of 

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Lambeth 2008 – Moving Forward

So the big shin-dig at the campus of the University of Kent is over. Bishops are either returning home or taking the opportunity to spend a few days having a look round this Sceptered Isle.  The Reflections Document has been

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The Final Lambeth Reflections Document

Thought it would be interesting to analyse where the final reflections document differs from the fourth draft. This is text removed This is text added This is text moved Fourth Draft Final Document This section should have been titled “The

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