Monthly Archives: October 2009

FIRST PLACE: a spiritually cold New England


A survey finally confirmed what many of us have believed for some time. New England now claims the title of the least Christian/spiritual area of the U.S. New England is home to the classic picture of the country church, usually … Continue reading

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OVER AND OVER


I’ve been to Israel numerous times, and often meditated there, so this news release caught my attention.  Fr. Ernesto’s explanations are spot on. So, if you want to get a different view into Arab-Israeli relations this will do it. If … Continue reading

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HISTORY NOT MUCH TAUGHT


Saturday morning at breakfast with two friends we got to talking about hard economic times and what can happen. Protest marches on Washington have a long history. In the 1894 depression year, Coxie’s Army was one such. Then I got … Continue reading

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On evangelical worship


iMonk has a series on various aspects of Evangelical life. This is just the beginning of iMonk’s post on congregational worship. This is probably the best analysis of this subject I have read.  Of course, Evangelicals have differences among themselves … Continue reading

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EVANGELICALS AND THE LORD’S SUPPER


Anglicans, Lutherans,Catholics, and Orthodox folk, including priests, have a very scattered and often stereotypically incorrect view of how Evangelicals understand the Lord’s Supper. The differences various liturgical church members have with one another can often be expressed as “They don’t … Continue reading

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Anglican Church in North America responds to Vatican


The Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America has responded to Rome’s announcement. This will raise some definite challenges within the ACNA as both sides explore its meaning. Below is an exchange between Fr. Orthohippo (Anglican) and Fr. Ernesto … Continue reading

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VATICAN MAKES IT MUCH EASIER FOR ANGLICANS TO CONVERT


This was a surprise announcement even to members of the commission discussing Anglican – Catholic relationships. At least one Anglican bishop, on hearing the breaking news, in an  initial reaction, mused “The world is changing fast, Islam is forcing the issue. … Continue reading

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