The “Bell of Hope” at New York City’s historic St. Paul’s Chapel (Episcopal) has tolled in remembrance of Norway’s massacre victims. Norwegian Consul Aslaug Nygard (OW’-slahg NEE’-gohr) attended the ceremony Wednesday in Lower Manhattan.
Day: July 27, 2011
John Stott died in his retirement home at St. Barnabas College at 3.15pm on Wednesday 27th July. He was surrounded by Frances Whitehead, and a number of good friends. They were reading the Scriptures and listening to Handel’s Messiah when he peacefully went to be with his Lord and Saviour according to
Marcus Borg, interviewed online at the Progressive Christian Portal has something to say about how we read the Bible today. And he encourages clergy to be honest about their own stance when it comes to passages of the Bible with which they disagree.
An unusual coalition of Christian leaders met with the President about the debt-ceiling pleading with him not to balance the budget on the backs of the “least of these.” The Circle of Protection as they call themselves do not agree on much else but have been lobbying and holding prayer vigils and fasts to try […]
Two women. One an independent business woman. The other a slave-girl with a gift of divination. Lydia becomes the host for the new community of Jesus. I wonder what happened to the slave-girl.
Along with all the faithful of the Church of England, I want to express my deepest sympathy with the people of Norway in the wake of the appalling events of recent days. Our prayers are with all those who died and all those who mourn them; and we are grateful for the many signs of strength and spiritual maturity that the Norwegian people have shown in their response to evil and destructiveness.