How are churches doing ( re COVID-19) in Africa and South Asia?

Apr 16, 2020 by

CEN April 17 UK media reports focus on the impact and extent of COVID-19 in their hubs in Europe and North America. The threat in Africa and Asia is very great. Incidences of infection do seem to be being contained at the moment, through stringent lockdowns. A map published on April 10 and sent by a Bishop in Zambia shows a total of 2468 cases in 12 countries, of which 2003 are in South Africa, and 66 deaths, of which 24 are in South Africa. But while few comparatively few cases  of infections...

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Making Sense of God’s Presence at times like these?

Apr 15, 2020 by

by Vinay Samuel ( presentation to India Church leaders April 14,2020 By Zoom) Introduction: It is a time of great fear and suffering but one that nature inflicts. This is not suffering generated by humans – in war, in massacres, holocausts. It is impersonal and from nature. Our question is not about why does God allow suffering of this magnitude or any suffering in the world? That is a related question but different. The Bible does deal with that question significantly and throughout. For Paul...

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Resources updated regularly

Apr 15, 2020 by

For Anglican Mainstream readers: the boxes above contain a number of articles and videos, and the collections are updated regularly. Click the box to access the resources for each theme.

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Easter Morning Service from a local church

Apr 12, 2020 by

Easter bunny hunt; interview with a hospital anaesthetist; a garden shed as an empty tomb; a talk while out on a walk about competitive men running to the tomb. From St Leonard’s Eynsham here

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Lockdown Starter Bible launched

Apr 11, 2020 by

The Lockdown Starter Bible is a resource which people can access immediately in their own homes. It can be read from start to finish in 14 minutes. The Starter Bible is a kind of Bible overview, but told in the Bible’s own words. Everything needed is to be found on lockdownstarterbible.com. The Starter Bible can be downloaded in scrolling format, or in a version which when printed out on two sheets of paper makes an 8-page booklet. Six introductory talks of c.10-12 minutes are available via...

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Premier Christian Radio Launches an Easter Sunday ecumenical service online

Apr 11, 2020 by

With Easter in lockdown and with many congregations across the UK planning various services on line tomorrow Premier Christian Radio will broadcast an ecumenical service for 6pm on Easter Sunday night. It will be a simulcast between PCR & a webcast. https://www.premier.org.uk/, Below is the preview with a 40 second lead in. This service will be repeated every Sunday evening Preview Here    

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