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Catholic church planting, take 2

‘Church planting was originally a catholic thing!’

‘All churches are church plants. And all priests should be planting churches.’

We cannot indulge in talk about the Glory Days of C19 Anglo-Catholic church planting in the East End unless we are willing to resume that same confident, evangelistic, entrepreneurial spirit. 1,000 more words


where to start

“We need to start… with exploring what the gospel is, and we need to ask ourselves, Do we actually believe it?”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, Kindle location 135.

Random Philosophical Rant

Ecclesiology Homework 5/4-5/8

The Chapter 7 test will take place on Tuesday May 12.

We will begin Chapter 8 on Wednesday May 6.  The following vocabulary is assigned for Chapter 8:  Assumption, Dogma, Dormition, Fiat, Immaculate Conception, Perpetual Virginity, Theotokos, Virgin Birth.   31 more words


Disaster at Evening Prayer

Recently I stopped in for Evening Prayer at an unnamed cathedral and had a rather sorry experience.

A guide invited me to take a seat in a side chapel and wait for the vergers who would show me into the service. 248 more words

Clergy Vesture

"Dark & Monstrous": The Perils of Online Christian Community

“How can you handle all that arguing??”  Friends regularly remark to me how much they dislike getting into religious discussions on Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and the like.   905 more words


crucify yourself

“In a world where everything revolves around yourself – protect yourself, promote yourself, comfort yourself, and take care of yourself – Jesus says ‘Crucify yourself. Put aside all self-preservation in order to live for God’s glorification, no matter what that means for you in the culture around you.” 31 more words

Random Philosophical Rant

A Question about Purifying

“AFTER these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judӕa; and there he tarried and baptized.

AND John also was baptizing in… 3,151 more words