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Jesus the Healer – The Psychiatrist To Read: 26 Then they arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. 27 As he stepped out on land, a man of the city who had demons met him. For a long time he had worn no clothes, and he did not live in a house but… Continue reading Jesus the Healer – The Psychiatrist
Originally posted on Rev Claire Jones:
In my little bit of the world, the Church of England, we have not all been at our kindest in recent weeks. I speak for myself, if no one else. That’s not to say we’re not working hard and doing a huge amount of good in this season: our…
If we see communion as food for ourselves alone then we will grow an obese church that has no room at the table to welcome the hungry.
‘Live simply that others may simply live’. Surely this is not that difficult a maxim to follow? However from the realm of fast fashion to the need for the latest version of just about everything we find ourselves faced with a world that is more interested in money than people.
Currently, due to Covid-19 restrictions, our parish is running an hour behind the rest of the nation.
Perhaps not a bad thing as looking to the past in times of crisis reminds us of God’s faithfulness then, comfort now and hope for the future
To worship God in our home language and with familiar traditions and rituals is something that has not always been possible for everyone should be a given. To be able to reach beyond the confines of our own language, culture and race and find the joy of the Gospel in someones else’s worship is a privilege.
[Speech written for the debate about Youth Evangelism – General Synod, February 2019 – There being a time limit only word in italics were spoken] Thank you chair – Andrew Dotchin – 208 – St Edmundsbury & Ipswich On the lapel of my jacket I wear a Langer Primary Academy Flipper the Turtle Gold Award.… Continue reading Not so Rocky a Road
[Speech prepared but not delivered during the Debate on Evangelism and Discipleship at the February 2019 General Synod] Thank you chair – Andrew Dotchin – St Edmundsbury and Ipswich- 208 Some, who know me well, may presume that I am a Liberal Catholic (or even a woolly liberal Catholic). It may come as a surprise… Continue reading A Card Carrying Evangelical
[A speech prepared but not delivered for General Synod – February 2018] Thank you Chair Andrew Dotchin – 208 – St Edmundsbury & Ipswich A poet laureate once said these words about a nun pursuing the Religious Life in Felixstowe. I hurry past a cakeshop’s tempting scones Bound for the red brick twilight of St.John’s.… Continue reading …Hurry Home for Tea and Scones