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Posted on Mon 15 Feb 2021

Lent Devotion for Ash Wednesday 2021

Joel 2:1-17 & Matt 6:1-21

The Book of Joel begins with a pandemic: there have been successive invasions of locusts which have destroyed the Agrarian economy of ancient Israel. Joel regards this ‘natural’ disas…continue reading »

Posted on Tue 9 Feb 2021

Does the Church of England have a future?

Like many institutions, the Church of England has been hit hard by Covid. Compulsory church closures, and the present limited opening, have emptied both pews and collection plates, even if more people are tunin…continue reading »

Posted on Fri 22 Jan 2021

What would Jesus say? Bishop Nazir-Ali replies to Frederic Raphael’s Open Letter

I greatly enjoyed reading Frederic Raphael’s Letter to Jesus and the sharp questions he poses in it. As the ending of the letter hints, it may be that Jesus has replied to him already but, if not, perhaps I mig…continue reading »

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