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The Crucial Difference Between Schism and Division: Lessons from the Garden

The question appears again and again in church life and right now particularly with mainline denominations: should we just give up and split up?

There is a way to divide and still thrive. 1,139 more words

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Civilisation: Pope Urban II (1035/42 - 1099)

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 598 more words

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Gennadios Scholarios: “Keep an eye on your bishops ..."

“Keep an eye on your bishops as far as their orthodoxy is concerned lest they go so far as to teach doctrines against the true faith or celebrate with heretics and schismatics. 29 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

One Spirit, One Body

Psalm 19
1 Corinthians 12:12-31a

How shall they, the world, know us? How can you witness if someone is a Christian? If it is by all of us worshiping the same, being in agreement, unity by similarity… showing love in the same way… we Christians are failing. 1,958 more words

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A Betjeman moment

I was encouraged today, at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, to have drawn to my attention John Betjeman’s Septuagesima, which includes: 312 more words

JTM Crusade Prayer Meeting Thursday 21st January 2016

Prayer Theme:  Faith, Family, Church, Nations.

Prayer themes are followed chronologically, but the readings are chosen by volunteers, opening the book at random, after a prayer to the Holy Spirit. 1,947 more words

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JTM Crusade Prayer Meeting Tuesday 19th January, 2016

Prayer ThemeSalvation of Souls.

Prayer themes are followed chronologically, but the readings are chosen by volunteers, opening the book at random, after a prayer to the Holy Spirit. 1,696 more words

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