Monthly Archives: November 2011

An Advent Explanation

Well, today is Advent Sunday. It is the beginning of the Church year, and so from me it’s ‘Happy New Year!’. This sounds a bit strange, doesn’t it?  When you hear people say ‘Oh, we’ll come in the ‘new year’ … Continue reading

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Healing and Risk

I was at a mission conference in 2008. There, I heard an interesting story about healers. The narrator said ‘In the West, when it comes to healing, the person who is sick has to take all the risks, but in … Continue reading

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How to stop being a consumer christian and start being a disciple

Reflection: 13/11/11 I was talking to a colleague at the Archdeaconry conference this week. He was telling me about some of the issues confronting him at his church. I know the Bible says ‘Do not be envious’, but I must … Continue reading

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What Incense Is For

Reflection 6th November 2011 As I first began to study theology, my friends were the Jesuits. I had been a Methodist. I had only ever been into one catholic Church in my life. One day, I went to a funeral … Continue reading

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