This inability to recognise that the acceptance of homosexual practice calls for repentance is now entrenched by the ‘Continuing Indaba’ programme being promoted by the Anglican Communion Office. Because it is based on the assumption that the Bible’s teaching on homosexuality and marriage is not clear, despite two thousand years of Christian teaching and tradition that it is, it becomes impossible to talk about repentance.
Day: March 23, 2016
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has released his 2016 Easter message. The full text of the message follows the video embed. The Spanish translation of his address is here. The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Easter 2016 message from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry “This is not a fairy tale.” [March 23, 2016] “This world […]
In more news related to Republican Presidential hopefuls making statements seen by many as bigoted, racist and ungrounded in fact, the Twitterverse has responded to Ted Cruz’s suggestions following yesterday’s attacks in Brussels. From the Washington Post: Reacting to Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Belgium, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz proposed a strategy for America: “We […]
A Sikh cartoonist, writer and performance artist has decided to respond to Donald Trump’s racist and discriminatory statements by mailing him a postcard, every day, until the end of Trump’s campaign. Vishavjit Singh has invited anyone interested to contribute to the project, hashtag #SendSikhNoteToTrump, with only one rule – that the postcards not be negative […]
Journalist Linda K. [not the NPR personality] Wertheimer has written a column for Time.com on why children need to start learning about world religions from an early age. Her column was prompted by a recent high school basketball game in which Catholic fans and predominately Jewish fans for respective teams traded anti-Semitic and homophobic insults […]
As we move through Holy Week, will we approach Christ’s death on the cross as the payment of a debt owed to God, or as God’s extravagant gift and foolish gamble of love?