The Hottest Thing at Church Is Not Your Pastor or Worship Leader

Apr 19, 2017 by

by Kate Shellnutt, Christianity Today: Despite a new wave of contemporary church buzzwords like relational, relevant, and intentional, people who show up on Sundays are looking for the same thing that has long anchored most services: preaching centered on the Bible. “Sermons that teach about...

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Why Donald Trump Is Right – And Brave – To Get Rid Of The Johnson Amendment

Feb 4, 2017 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: When the Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie asked worshippers at St Paul’s Cathedral in a service intended to mark Britain’s victory in the Falklands War to pray for the dead of both sides, the right wing erupted in fury. His sermon was seen as...

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The return of the Prince of Peace will mean no more Aleppos

Dec 18, 2016 by

by Julian Mann, TCW: I am notorious in our family for getting my predictions wrong. On one occasion about 12 or so years ago, our then young sons were watching a football match on the television and Dad came in and pronounced that Wayne Rooney had lost a yard of pace. Five seconds later he scored....

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‘There will be wars’: Remembrance and Jesus’ apocalyptic teaching

Nov 8, 2016 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. I went through a ‘pacifist’ phase as a teenager. Wilfred Owen’s angry words summed up my feelings at the time. His familiar poem ends with a description of a soldier’s death in a mustard gas attack, and concludes that any witness to that awful scene … would...

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Only God can cleanse your leper soul

Oct 10, 2016 by

by Julian Mann, TCW: What is the mark of a real, committed Christian? We might say, a person who knows their Bible and is keen to study the Bible on their own and with others; a person who supports prayer meetings and is willing to pray out loud; a person who is active in evangelism. And those...

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Sermon – Gay Bishops and Defending the Faith

Sep 5, 2016 by

Canon Gavin Ashenden explains why this issue is so important. Listen on Sound Cloud  

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