The Gospel, the Gospels and Rome – Where Do We Draw the Line?

One of the most difficult (and seemingly intractible) questions that Protestants must engage with is our common response to the Roman Catholic Church (“RCC”). Anyone with even a limited grasp of the events of the Reformation must acknowledge that there were profound and axiomatic differences between the Protestant Reformers and the Church of Rome, differences that […]

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Who I Am and Why I’m Here

thanks for the prompt, wordpress This website has an about page but it’s still worth stopping and letting my readers, and particularly the many new readers that have come here over the past few months, know a little more about me. My name is David and I’m an ordained Anglican minister, currently privileged to serve as […]

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Sex, Marriage and the Gospel. “Living with the Enemy” sermon

It’s hard when you only hear a few brief snippets to really understand what somebody believes. In particular, one verse has been touted around a lot in the publicity and show. But sometimes hearing the context it’s spoken in can be helpful. Here’s the full audio of the sermon featured in my episode of Living […]

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Depression and the Gospel – How Long?

There’s been a whole host of interesting pieces written over the last few days about depression, prompted by what seems like a corporate struggle to come to terms with Robin Williams’ suicide. I don’t think I have much to add other than to reaffirm the fact that many many people struggle with mental illness, that […]

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Noah

Not seen it yet. Only seen this: Honestly, given our child-inhibited rate of movie-going I doubt I’ll see it before it comes out on DVD. However, I feel already able to make one observation. Amongst Christians who have viewed the film the appear to be 2 broad categories of response. The first is mostly negative. […]

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Rev. Rod Bower of Gosford: Jesus didn’t die for our sins and atheists can be “kingdom people”

You’ve got to give it to Rev. Rod Bower, Rector of Gosford Anglican and denier of heaven and hell, he’s not shy about saying what he believes (or, more accurately, doesn’t believe). So, for example, there’s this page on his blog entitled “Jesus came to show us the “Kingdom” not to die for our sins!” […]

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Mormonism and the Velominati

I just got a bike and am a happy to report that I’ve completed 2 rides with no damage except painful quads and shoulders. As part of my initiation into what I am rapidly discovering is another sub-culture I was pointed by a friend to what is known as “The Rules” hosted by Velominati (who […]

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