Category Archives: Engagement

A Tribute to My Friend And Some Reflections On The Church Ads A Result

I want to pay tribute to my friend Peter, who died just last week. We lived in different cities, and I was not as close to him as some others were, but I would like to think that I was … Continue reading

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Preliminary Reflections On Moving From Being Mainly In My Ordained Self To Being Mainly in My Baptized Self

So this is my first Christmas for a long time, where I have as a Christian, been a member of the congregation, rather than the president, making sure that everything that needs to happen, happens. Its my first Christmas ‘in … Continue reading

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A Theological Idea About History

Often on Facebook I get a funny picture called ‘Anglican Church Memes’. I was already familiar with Richard Dawkins idea of ‘the selfish gene’. Here he claims that the unit of evolution is not at the level of the organism … Continue reading

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A Bit More on ‘The Authority of The Bible’ and how it ‘Happens’ to Us

I am reading Tim Costello’s new book ‘Faith’ during morning prayers. It is a great book in the tradition of those collections of ‘readings for each day.’ One story he tells is of a Lebanese Christian man, Milak, who is … Continue reading

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Some More on the ‘Liturgy’ of the Catwalk, and the ‘Liturgy’ of the Eucharist

have written once before about the channel ‘Fashion TV’. A friend of mine told me recently that many people sort of ‘surf past’ it and watch the channel for shorts bursts at a time. I am one of them. Recently, … Continue reading

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What Is “Temporal Bandwidth” And Why Should A Christian Care?

    I came across a really interesting idea in a post from the New York Review of Books. * The idea is called ‘Temporal Bandwidth”. Now before clicking ‘off’, have a listen to this. Bandwidth is an idea that … Continue reading

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Christian Thoughts On Why Our Fete Did Not Raise As Much Money This Time

Last weekend we held one of our two Fetes for the year. The weather was beautiful. The lunch was duly organised, while we dutifully made jams and chutneys, baked, put out the bottles for our bottle tombola and put out … Continue reading

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