Day: January 6, 2013

Epiphanies for The Epiphany

James Joyce: By an epiphany he meant a sudden spiritual manifestation, whether in the vulgarity of speech or of gesture or in a memorable phase of the mind itself.

There are no gay people in Uganda, and more on homosexuality and the African church

One of the more inventive analysis of Uganda’s dreadful anti-gay legislation, which the country’s parliament seems to dangle over the heads of the international community to watch that community jump, comes from the Rt. Rev. Godfrey Makumbi, Anglican Bishop of West Buganda. He doesn’t see a need for the law because he doesn’t believe there …

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Happy, clappy and out of the closet

There’s a younger generation of evangelicals growing up now who don’t have an issue with same sex relationships and can’t understand why others do. And Church leaders are beginning to realise that if they don’t soften their attitude soon, their churches will become irrelevant.

Epiphany 2013

Psalm 46, 97 (Morning) Psalm 96, 100 (Evening) Isaiah 52:7-10 Revelation 21:22-27 Matthew 12:14-21 Isaiah 52:7-10 NRSV: How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news, who announces salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” Listen! Your sentinels lift up their voices, together they sing …

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