Where are the women?

Where are the women?

Anglican Life Watch   By Judy Stowell   I wonder if you are like me, and realise at about 8.00pm one evening that you are due to take an assembly in the local primary school at 9.00am the next morning, and then discover thatthe theme for the week is a one word “value” or qualitylike […]

Forsake me not, O God, in my old age

Anglican Life RSCM   As life expectancy increases in the West, more people are affected by dementia.Although sometimes experienced younger, occurrencesof dementia sharply increase among those over 75.Its manifestations can include depression, introversion, isolation, aggression and confusion. Various strands of academic research suggest that music therapy through active engagement between a sufferer and another person […]

Passing on our faith

Passing on our faith

Anglican Life New Wine   I have three children. Nia is 20. Owen is 18. Elliot is 15.They are all different. Very individual. Different motivators, different temperaments, but all great fun. I became a Christian when I was 15. When my wife and I had children we were in effect first generation followers of Jesus. […]

The trip that challenged my lifestyle

The trip that challenged my lifestyle

The Rev Tim Harford, Communications Director with the Anglican mission agency USPG, felt challenged and inspired when he visited a community development programme run by the Episcopal Church in the Philippines.   One of the blessings of working for an international mission agency is that it constantly challenges how I see the world and my […]

Easter thoughts

Anglican Life Reform   “37 And Jesus uttered a loud cry and breathed his last. 38 And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. 39 And when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way he breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was the […]

Celebrating Luther

Celebrating Luther

Anglican Life The Latimer Trust By Martin Davie   This year sees the celebration of the five hundredth anniversary of the Reformation and at the heart of what is being celebrated is the life and work of the German theologian Martin Luther, who launched the Reformation by posting the Ninety Five Theses in Wittenberg in […]

Review: Yamato — Chousensha – The Challengers

Review: Yamato — Chousensha – The Challengers

Yamato — Chousensha – The Challengers **** By Peter May   Not entirely dance, not exactly music. Japan’s Yamato Drummers are a combination of both things. They fill the stage with enormous drums and bash seven bells out them at an unrelenting decibel level and with phenomenal skill, applying a ferocity somewhere between the seriousness of […]

I’m with the banned

Anglican Life CMS Andrew Parfitt, working with asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow as part of Church Mission Society, gives his perspective on ‘recent events’   In this work the news headlines often feel very close to home rather than the stuff of detached debate and analysis. On 27 January, one of Donald Trump’s first […]

Sunday service

2nd Sunday of Lent — Sunday 12th March 2017   Genesis 12:1-4a Psalm 121 Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 John 3:1-17   During Lent, we are enjoying a series in selected Psalms. This week, we turn to Psalm 121, where there is strengthening reassurance that God is my helper, our creator, and your keeper. The Psalmist begins […]

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