Dean of St Albans has again been passed over for a bishopric (this time in Wales) based solely on his sexual orientation
Day: March 19, 2017
Continuing through Judges with the story of Sampson, verses 13-16
Again and again we find ourselves as subjects addressing God as an object, a separate being – one whom we seek, appeal to, and praise. We ask this divine being to respond, to have mercy, to grant, to forgive, to act, just as we would ask another person to do the same. “We” speak to a God who is not “us,” but something else, whether we think of God as the one in whom we live and move and have our being, or as something impossibly far away. In other words, we think dualistically.
by George Clifford The theological term conversion has sufficiently troubled me that I have avoided using it for decades. Initially, this avoidance was unconscious but more recently has been intentional. The English word conversion has today, especially in religious contexts, the overwhelming connotation of a change in a person’s beliefs or thinking. […]
This encounter is for thirst quenching, for knowing and for being known.
In baptism we promise to resist evil, but how do we know evil in our life and how do we best resist it? Here’s our top ten ways for resisting evil.