Christian atheists?

Oct 26, 2014 by

[Bill Muehlenberg offers a powerful challenge to embrace true discipleship.]   Atheists of course don’t believe in God. That is to be expected. But the question is, why don’t Christians believe God anymore? Why do they profess to be followers of Christ when by their very actions and their very refusal to obey the clear teachings of Scripture they demonstrate that they are none of his? …. We have become far too familiar with Scripture, and its ability to impact us deeply and radically...

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Worship and teaching for the week

Oct 26, 2014 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. Let Jesus heal the way we see – Bishop Rennis Ponniah – St Andrews Singapore Audio [Luke 10:25-37] http://tinyurl.com/p8yxdbw 2. The Lord of eternity – Vaughan Roberts – St Ebbes Audio [Revelation 1:1-8] http://tinyurl.com/l2vgspv 3. Wrestling with the problem of Prejudice – Canon Kendall Harmon – Christ St Paul’s Audio [James 2] http://tinyurl.com/px2dg2w 4. Religious Freedom for Middle East Christians – Mark Movsesian...

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Sunday Worship

Oct 19, 2014 by

WORSHIP 1. The bells of St Mary, Bishopstoke in Hampshire – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lp624 2. Choral Evensong from Truro Cathedral http://tinyurl.com/l2l298r 3. Choral Evensong from Royal Holloway – BBC Radio 3 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04l3983 4. Sunday Holy Communion livestreamed from St Helena’s Church, Beaufort, South Carolina at 10:15 am Eastern Time, 3:15 pm London Time http://www.sthelenas1712.org/ 5. Sunday Worship from Cannon Street...

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God loves us because we're lovely is not the Gospel

Apr 20, 2014 by

By Julian Mann We will not understand the true meaning and significance of Good Friday without the Bible. And that is not just because we have the story, the narrative of Jesus’ death on the cross, in the four New Testament Gospels, which are in the Bible. That is certainly true and very important. But we won’t understand Good Friday with the Gospels in isolation. We need the Old Testament Scriptures and indeed the rest of the New Testament if we are to grasp what Good Friday means...

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Archbishop's Easter sermon to focus on suffering

Apr 20, 2014 by

From BBC News The Archbishop of Canterbury will highlight the suffering of people facing conflict around the world during his Easter sermon. The Most Rev Justin Welby is to deliver what will be his second Easter message since becoming head of the Church of England at Canterbury Cathedral. He will refer to the struggles endured by people in Syria, Ukraine, and Rwanda, as well as in Britain. The archbishop will also praise the resilience of persecuted Christians. In the sermon, Archbishop Welby...

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The Maker's instructions

Mar 22, 2014 by

A series of sermons on “The Maker’s Instructions”, preached by The Revd Vaughan Roberts at St Ebbe’s Church, Oxford in February and March, is now available to listen to and download. 1. The Maker’s Instructions http://www.stebbes.org.uk/talks/1391334300/vaughan-roberts/makers-instructions-part-1 2. Marriage http://www.stebbes.org.uk/talks/1391946300/vaughan-roberts/marriage 3. Gender http://www.stebbes.org.uk/talks/1393155900/vaughan-roberts/gender 4. Same sex...

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