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Believing The Lie

Believing The Lie

Address to St Olave’s School, Kent
Every year, the Oxford English Dictionary decides on a ‘word of the year’. A word that suddenly becomes popular and gets used time and again. In 2016, the OED made ‘post-truth’ their word of the year. What does that mean? The use of the prefix ‘post’ often says a lot about someone’s wish to look deep and clever, even when they’re not.

 

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Epic Fail

Epic Fail

We don’t have to win at everything to be more than a conqueror in Christ

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Love Is All We Have

Love Is All We Have

Address to the students, staff and parents of St

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Growing Into A Child

Growing Into A Child

How crass was it of the disciples to turn away people

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Baltic Friendship

Baltic Friendship

Baltic Friendship
On the eightieth anniversary of a relationship between the Church of England and the Evangelical Lutheran Churches of Estonia and Latvia. Preached at Tallinn Cathedral on October 14, 2018.

It is a joy to be with you today and to share in our celebrations of this eightieth anniversary of the Lambeth Agreement. I bring warm Christian greetings from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Church he serves. And I bring similar greetings from the Bishop, and Diocese, of Rochester. We hold Estonia, Latvia and their peoples in our hearts and pray this love and faithfulness is shared between our nations. Our churches’ relationship is a fulfilling and deeply meaningful one for us.
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A Time To Leave

A TIME TO LEAVE
Jesus’ leaving of earth could have been a crushing blow to his followers but patient prayer in one place got them ready for a promise.
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Question Time

QUESTION TIME
It isn’t that politics and religion are separate spheres. They are two sides of the same coin. And the whole coin belongs to God.
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The Fist Sized Cloud

THE FIST SIZED CLOUD
A Christian view of climate change is to weigh up perceived threats but not to be paralysed by them. Prayer and activism should be the cutting edges of our concern.
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ARTICLES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

Live Aid's Legacy
Live Aid's Legacy

The generosity which inspired July 13, 1985 is still present in the British public ....

Debating Immigration
Debating Immigration

What are the values we should hold to in tackling today's big policy question?

Are We In A Muddle Over Our Discipleship?
Are We In A Muddle Over Our Discipleship?

Have we become so protective of personal autonomy in following Christ that we no longer submit to external discipline?

Is Willpower Enough To Win?
Is Willpower Enough To Win?

There are risks in suggesting that success in our chosen field is merely a function of wanting it more than the next person.