Proof God’s not dead? How midweek Cathedral attendance doubled in a decade

Nov 24, 2014 by

By Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: It was the decade that saw Richard Dawkins and the new atheists proclaim loudly and triumphantly the non-existence of God. Yet despite the best efforts of the anti-theists, thousands upon thousands more people are choosing to worship at England’s cathedrals. Between 2003 and 2013, attendance at services held during the week doubled from 7,500 to 15,000 and even Sunday attendance rose slightly. Overall the number of adults worshipping in cathedrals rose...

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Worship and teaching for the week

Nov 23, 2014 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. Three talks on The World as God sees it  - Hugh Palmer – All Souls Audio http://tinyurl.com/oz8bspk 2. NT Evidence for the Hebrew Jesus Spoke – Dr Steven Notley – Lanier Theological Library Vimeo http://vimeo.com/111429417 Commentary for Sunday 23rd November 3. Preaching Ideas and Commentary – Rev Peter Carrell http://tinyurl.com/kpdup7e 4. The Sunday Readings – Rev Stephen Trott http://laworgospel.wordpress.com/   WORSHIP 5. The bells of All Saints Church, Allesley...

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Sunday Worship

Nov 23, 2014 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. Three talks on The World as God sees it  - Hugh Palmer – All Souls Audio http://tinyurl.com/oz8bspk 2. NT Evidence for the Hebrew Jesus Spoke – Dr Steven Notley – Lanier Theological Library Vimeo http://vimeo.com/111429417 Commentary for Sunday 23rd November 3. Preaching Ideas and Commentary – Rev Peter Carrell http://tinyurl.com/kpdup7e 4. The Sunday Readings – Rev Stephen Trott http://laworgospel.wordpress.com/ WORSHIP 5. The bells of All...

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Sunday Worship

Nov 16, 2014 by

  SERMONS AND TALKS 1. How shall we wait for the Lord to come? – Bishop Mouneer Anis – St Andrews Singapore Audio [1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 and Matthew 25:1-13] http://tinyurl.com/lnjn4q6 2. Faithful or Fickle – Vaughan Roberts – St Ebbes Audio [Revelation 2:8-17] http://tinyurl.com/osk3qqr 3. The Answer to “Why” Is “Who” – Naghmeh Abedini, wife of imprisoned Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini with a letter from him [worth the wait]...

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Sunday Worship

Nov 9, 2014 by

SERMONS AND TALKS 1. True Love – Vaughan Roberts – St Ebbes Audio [Ezekiel 16:8-19 and Revelation 2:1-7] http://tinyurl.com/l43nzab 2. Growth through Hardship – Bishop Rennis Ponniah – St Andrews Singapore Audio [Psalm 63] http://tinyurl.com/m3qduza 3. The Legitimacy of Political Authority – Donald Hay – St Andrew’s Oxford Audio [Romans 13:1-7 and Mark 12:13-17] http://tinyurl.com/m5wuhmq 4. Heaven – Billy Graham video...

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Sunday Worship

Nov 2, 2014 by

WORSHIP 1. The bells of St. Leonard’s, Streatham in London – BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04n2fmc 2. Choral Evensong from Gloucester Cathedral with the Royal School of Church Music Millennium Youth Choir – BBC Radio 3 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04mbmzb 3. Sunday Hour – BBC Radio 2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lp052 4. Choral services from the chapels of King’s College Cambridge http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/choir/webcasts.html and Trinity...

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