You Can’t Lock Evil Out of the Cockpit

One of the fascinating byproducts of the GermanWings tragedy that unfolded last week is the effort by governments and civil aviation authorities to seek to mitigate against such an event happening again. Current practice has a secure cockpit, to prevent hijackers taking over the plane. Control rests inside the cockpit so that even though a keycode […]

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Nicodemus – A Conversion Story

Good Friday is full of reflections from different people about different aspects of the Crucifixion narrative. There’s always much to say but perhaps this is one you’ve not heard much of before. As I was reading John’s gospel this morning I was reminded of one of the examples given in that gospel of God drawing […]

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Good Friday 2012

For our Good Friday vigil at St. Augustine’s I gave 4 briefer meditations on 4 sayings of Jesus during His trial and Crucifixion. from John 18:19-24, John 18:23 “…if I spoke the truth, why did you strike me?” from John 18:28-40, John 18:37 “…you are right in saying that I am a king. In fact, for this […]

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Good Friday Music

We had a great Good Friday service at St Augustine’s this morning. I’ll get the audio of my talks up a little later, but for now here’s the music that we had – at least here’s some perfect versions performed fabulously. and during communion, this:

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