There are two ways to live life A thought from Lambeth Place, Church of England, for Day Three of “Thy Kingdom Come” There are two ways to live life. One way is to live as if we’re owed it all, that we deserve everything good that comes our way, and that anything bad we receive…

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In wake of tragedy in Toronto on Monday: message from ++Colin Johnson, 23 April 2018 Nearby Toronto churches open for vigil and prayer Tragedy has struck our city today. I weep for those who have died. I join in prayer for those who are physically injured or suffering emotionally from having witnessed such carnage, and…

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‘The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system.’ Time.com The global economy created a record number of billionaires last year, exacerbating inequality amid a weakening of workers’ rights and a corporate push to maximize shareholder returns, charity organization Oxfam International said in a new…

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Lust, Lies And Empire: The Fishy Tale Behind Eating Fish On Friday A great short article from US National Public Radio by MARIA GODOY It sounds like the plot of a Dan Brown thriller: A powerful medieval pope makes a secret pact to prop up the fishing industry that ultimately alters global economics. The result: Millions of…

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Who markets the Gospel better than the Church: Burger King and basically …everybody An amazing little article that provokes some pondering and that’s good. By Erin Wathen on Patheos.com Y’all know I love Church, right? LOVE it. For all of its imperfections, bumbling ways and love of minutiae, there is no collective body on earth…

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Easter is hope By The Rev’d W Glenn Empey Alleluia. Christ is risen. This is the most fundamental  exclamation of the entire Christian Church, the Body of Christ, the community of faith throughout the world. On this day, across the globe the faithful proclaim this basic tenet of the Christian faith. Christ is risen. Christ…

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What is Lent all about? Why do Christians receive ashes on Ash Wednesday? Why 40 days? If you’re looking for answers, you’ve come to the right place. In a BRAND NEW version of our classic video (with a bonus extra minute — because there’s a lot happening here!), Busted Halo explains the significance of this…

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The pretzel brought to you by Lent BY ELIZABETH A. ELLIOTT — Busted Halo FEBRUARY 28, 2018 Pretzels come in many flavors, shapes, and sizes — not unlike us. These treats are great for cheese or other dips or just by themselves. But have you stopped to consider they actually have a historical place in Lent? If you…

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On being consciously thankful Reflections on Luke 17: 11-19 by The Rev’d Glenn Empey When I intentionally think about being thankful — being consciously thankful for all the blessings in my life — I find that it really makes me stop. It’s as if everything comes to a sudden halt. I think that’s because it is…

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