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The Shack - The New Pilgrims Progress?

I was asked about the Shack – the multi million seller book which is about to be made into a movie – so here is a review article I wrote a few years ago. 1,195 more words



Jesus never went to political demonstrations.  Protests happened all the time in Jerusalem and many of the causes were just; but Jesus never marched against anything. 591 more words

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HOLY SPIRIT: On Divine Gifts, by Smaragdus of Saint-Mihiel

From The Crown of Monks

By the secret regulation of an inner judgment Almighty God grants to one the word of wisdom, to another full faith, to another gifts of healing, to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the discernment of spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues,  491 more words


SATURDAY READING: Keeping Company With The Saints, by Lynlea Rodger

From In the Land of Larks and Heroes: Australian Reflections on St. Mary MacKillop

I have recently enjoyed time in the Southern Balkans, which included visits to many Byzantine churches.   5,672 more words


TRINITYTIDE: Introduction To The Trinity Season

From Common Prayer, by by W. J. Hankey, D. P. Curry, J.A. Matheson, B.L. Craig, R. U. Smith, and G. W. Thorne

The Christian year consists of two parts: from Advent to Trinity Sunday; and from Trinity to Advent.  509 more words


God Speaking to His Church

And word from the LORD was rare in those days, visions were infrequent … And the LORD appeared again at Shiloh, because the LORD revealed Himself to Samuel at Shiloh by the word of the LORD. 14 more words

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