Monthly Archives: November 2011

St. Andrew’s Day

November 30th is St. Andrew’s Day- a celebration of the Apostle Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland. Obviously I am not one for the veneration of Saints as it is practiced in some traditions, but taking time to honour the giants … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Happy 113th Birthday to the great C.S. Lewis- one of the best authors of his era!!

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Church of England’s Prayer for Egypt

A prayer for the people of Egypt* Eternal God, in your perfect realm no sword is drawn but the sword of righteousness, and no strength known but the strength of love: We pray that the people of Egypt may find … Continue reading

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Strangers

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Down Syndrome, Abortion and the Church’s Response

Disturbing news here. A new, simple blood test of pregnant mothers can screen for Down Syndrome. The current, more invasive and risky screening process is not chosen by most moms-to-be. However, the stats show that 92% of fetuses screened that … Continue reading

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Advent is Upon Us

Advent  season begins this week. It’s always a tough time for me, sorting through all the hoopla to focus on the miracle of the incarnation. I like the lights and trees, and all that jazz, but it’s a distraction really. … Continue reading

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Making Room for Experience

Over at Jake Belder’s blog, I read this passage written by Graeme Goldsworthy’s Goldsworthy Trilogy: Failure to grasp this truth – largely because the proper study of the Old Testament has been neglected, has aided and abetted one of the … Continue reading

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John of Damascus, a Credobaptist?

“The baptism then into Christ means that believers are baptized into Him. We could not believe in Christ if we were not taught confession in Father, Son, and Holy Spirit… And He laid on us the command to be born again of … Continue reading

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Underoath- Too Bright to See, Too Loud to Hear

Not for everyone, but there’s no denying their passion and authentic faith.  I for one, love it.

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Irenaeus on Baptism

For as we are lepers in sin, we are made clean, by means of the sacred water and the invocation of the Lord, from our old transgressions; being spiritually regenerated as new-born babes, even as the Lord has declared: “Except … Continue reading

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