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Christian Mission – the place of Gospel-Compassion

In the wake of news of the death of a great Christian Missioner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, whose life was dedicated to Christ in mission, Christians around the world might have been led to examine their own sense of Mission, and … Continue reading

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Churches ‘Out Of Date’ on Gender/Sexuality Issues

In North America – and most parts of the Western World – some Churches are seen to be out of touch with the experience of the younger generation on issues of Gender and Sexual Identity. With the advance in scientific, … Continue reading

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Anniversary of Jan 6th Insurrection and the Religious Right in the U.S.

There is always a need for Christians (and, indeed, any religious organisation) to answer to the moral imperatives of their Founders – in the way that they negotiate with local political leadership to ensure the continuance of peaceful, lawful and … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Anglican Church and Sexuality

As the world mourns the loss of the South African Bishop Desmond Tutu, and his fight for the freedom of his people against the evils of Apartheid; a new book, written by co-authors Adriaan van Klinken and Ezra Chitando, due … Continue reading

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Bishop Desmond Tutu – Anglican Freedom Fighter

In the many tributes being paid to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former Anglican Church Leader in South Africa as the Archbishop of Capetown; the one I have chosen to feature in my blog is that written by Richard Pryor, whose excellent … Continue reading

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Psuedo-Anglican Cuckoo in the Nest

There is an extant tradition in English Literature which describes the presence of an alien force within an organisation that – under the guise of being ‘part and parcel’ of the host organisation – is actually found to be working … Continue reading

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Religious Faith and the Fight for Democracy

Christianity has always been a religion of respect for the underdog – sometimes needing to critique its own structures and governing authority, especially when the powers-that-be are careless of the greater public good. In most modern states, the law of … Continue reading

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A Mighty Tree Has Fallen – Archbishop +Desmond Tutu

With the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu – in his beloved South Africa – the world has lost an outstanding Christian Leader and Activist for Peace and Justice. Appointed by Prime Minister Nelson Mandela to head a National Truth and … Continue reading

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A SERMON ON CHRISTMAS EVE – Dec. 24, 2021

The Letter of Paul to Titus 3: 4 – 7 (Epistle of the First Mass of the Day on Christmas Eve) 24 Dec.2021 “But, when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Saviour appeared, he saved us – not … Continue reading

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The Birth of Jesus – an end to Patriarchy?

At the time of year when the Christian world celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ (Messiah), here is the Christmas Story with a new slant, a point of view that deserves to be taken into consideration at a time when … Continue reading

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