Day: May 10, 2013

Faith in church attendance is not enough

Andrew Brown wonders “whether things are going to change [in the Church of England], or whether the church will pootle along, like an exhausted cyclist, until it finally wobbles over and collapses.”

Justin Welby has lunch with The Financial Times

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Welby is the first tweeting AB of C, and likes to tell his followers (of whom he has a surprisingly small number – 29,000 to Pope Francis’s 2.5m) about the love of Christ but also about how he’s just been shoe shopping. Alas, today he isn’t in the new shoes I’d read about; when he lifts his foot to show me I see his old black brogues have holes in the soles.

Transfiguration

Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly they saw two men, Moses and Elijah, talking to him. They appeared in …

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