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SIMON BURTON-JONES Expressing Christian Faith in Today's Society
How do we cope with the complex demands of modern life?



SIMON BURTON-JONES Expressing Christian Faith in Today's Society

Most of us want to do the right thing with our lives, but how do we cope with the complex demands of modern life?

This website expresses a deep yearning of mine: to take the beautiful message of the Gospel about Jesus

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On Becoming A Bishop

On Becoming A Bishop

In July 2018, I set out on a new kind of ministry, as Bishop of Tonbridge in the Anglican Diocese of Rochester. It is a privilege to stay among friends and to continue the mission we have together,s

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Why God Doesn't Look Like Elon Musk - Or Adam Smallbone

Why God Doesn't Look Like Elon Musk - Or Adam Smallbone

Researchers at the University of North Carolina recently asked the question: what does God look like? Their Psychology and Neuroscience Department,

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Watching You Watching Me

Watching You Watching Me

We copy one another all the time. How well we do discipleship today hinges above all else on this unexamined truth. Figuring out how to be a credible disciple of Christ in the first part of the twenty-first

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Jesus And The Strongmen

Jesus And The Strongmen

Puffed up by the sycophancy of courtiers, the literature of autocrats is verbose and boring. The contrast with Jesus could not be starker.It is harder to find out and out dictators today – Kim Jong-un comes

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Route 2

Route 2

What do we make of the road not taken? The romance that does not lead to marriage; the job we don’t get; the house that falls through; the career that doesn’t materialise. We cannot control other people –

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On Becoming A Bishop

On Becoming A Bishop

On Becoming A Bishop
Julia Burton-Jones
Simon and I would like to thank our wonderful family and friends for joining us today. It was brilliant having your support. Weary right now but looking forward so much to all that lies ahead. Thank you!

The Archbishop of Canterbury
I rejoice with you in your appointment as Bishop!

May God give you all the strength and joy you need for this very important ministry in the Church!

I rejoice in thanksgiving for the blessings of your life as you celebrate with family, friends and colleagues.

It was a great joy to consecrate the new Bishops of Bristol, Bradwell and Tonbridge today! Bishops Vivienne, John and Simon – may God bless you, Jesus walk with you, and the Spirit inspire you. Our prayers are with you and all you are called to serve..
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