Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why the Media Never Get Priests and the Church Right

From time to time I get angry about the depiction of clergy and Christians in the media. It seems that there is a sort of unspoken agreement that whenever it is possible to portray clergy as nice but ineffectual, or … Continue reading

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How love helps you to to find your voice

I have noticed something when speaking to people who have been brought up in the United States. They seem very articulate. We would see students on the television confidently giving their views and learning to justify them. When I enquired … Continue reading

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So should I ‘calm down’?

I had a conversation the other week with a person who is part of St. John’s community, but comes infrequently. They raised an issue which has been raised by others too, which I thought was worth writing something about for … Continue reading

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How God’s Strength Works with our Weakness

Each year, the Evangelical Church of Germany (the umbrella organization for the official Protestant Church) issues a Bible text for the first of January as a kind of theme for the year. There is a lot of preaching about it … Continue reading

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