Logos Bible Software – Review

I first encountered what is today known as Logos Bible Software when over 10 years ago I purchased a CD-Rom (remember them?) containing the then Libronix library system and a copy of the Word Biblical Commentary. It was a useful piece of software, allowing quick research and facilitating cross-referencing through a set of internal hyperlinks. At […]

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Anglican Question of the Day

From the service for the making of deacons, AAPB: Q: Do you unreservedly believe all the canonical scriptures of the old and new testament, as given by God to convey to us in many and varied ways the revelation of himself which is fulfilled in our Lord Jesus Christ? A: I do believe them. That’s […]

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Hypocrisy – An Anglican Primer

Helpful material from Justin Taylor at TGC Boston College philosopher Peter Kreeft: The common, modern misunderstanding of hypocrisy [is] not practicing what you preach. . . . Actually, we have misdefined “hypocrisy.” Hypocrisy is not the failure to practice what you preach but the failure to believe it. Hypocrisy is propaganda. The great art critic William […]

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Reformation Day. Every Year. Every Day.

Today is Reformation Day, the anniversary of that momentous occassion when Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the door of Wittenburg Church. There will, today, be reams of posts written across the Reformed blogosphere (and elsewhere, no doubt) on this subject. We'll keep banging on about how important this stuff is and others will […]

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James White in Sydney

We've had a fantastic few days with James White of Alpha and Omega Ministries. He's taught at our church's weekend away, lectured at Moore College and then took part in a debate. I'll leave it to James to tell you about it. Quick Note from Sydney 10/16/2011 – James White Greetings from Sydney. Today is “debate […]

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So who are the Anglicans?

Just a small thought as Muriel Porter launches another attack upon Sydney Anglicanism… Muriel Porter in her latest book “Sydney Anglicans and the Threat to World Anglicanism (Ashgate Contemporary Ecclesiology)” (quote from Mark Thompson’s blog): To my mind the Articles are a quaintly-worded, seriously limited summary of Anglican understandings of faith and doctrine, scarcely relevant to […]

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Remembering John Stott - An Ordinary Christian

The memorial website for John Stott is up and running. It contains many gems, not least some brilliant videos. First, from the Langham Partnership, Then this wonderful little snippet from an interview with LICC where Stott is asked how he would like to be remembered, Isn't that telling? Stott's desire for public recognition is as …an […]

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A Bishop of Reading to make the heart sing!

Remember all that fuss in 2003 that served to catalyse much of the still-ongoing fractures in the Anglican Communion? Well hold onto your hats because the new nominee for the same post is nothing like Jeffrey John… He is the Right Reverend Andrew Proud, and is currently the area bishop of Ethiopia and the Horn […]

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Gerald Bray - The Anglican Way

Great little article by Gerald Bray at Ligonier   The first Book of Common Prayer appeared in 1549. It contained services for daily worship, both morning and evening, and forms for the administration of baptism and the Lord’s Supper, along with other ceremonies that were used less often. The services were full of biblical phrases and […]

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