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SA Anglicans appoint first woman to lead theological college

Posted on: September 21st, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  Dr Kgabe received the call to the college not long after God had told her a change was pending Photo Credit: The College of the Transfiguration By Bellah Zulu, ACNS The Anglican Church of Southern Africa, has appointed a new Rector for its only provincial residential college, the College of the Transfiguration. Described by […]

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Watch-wearing and pew-sitting

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Kyle Norman Posted on September 17, 2014 by Kyle Norman There have been many, many, many blogs and articles written attempting to define why the younger generation (known as ‘millennials’) are leaving the institutional church. Most of these articles attempt to tackle some point of church practice, or a perceived rigidity in current religiosity, […]

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Anglican and Lutheran leaders share pastoral message on climate change

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  A Pastoral Message on Climate Change from the heads of Anglican Church of Canada, The Episcopal Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America , and Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada published on September 19, 2014.  Please click here for a PDF version of this message. We are united as Christian leaders in our concern for the well-being of […]

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The Creator’s new song

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Mark MacDonald     (This column first appeared in the September issue of the Anglican Journal.)   For this edition’s column, I wanted to, once again, share a poem from my friend, Fr. Ewan MacPherson: Bishop Lydia Mamakwa The wind speaks an old language we can hear, When our hearts are still and there […]

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WCC promotes day of peace prayer

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Anglican Journal staff   Sept. 21 is International Day of Prayer for Peace.                                          Photo: Shutterstock   The World Council of Churches (WCC) is calling on Christians worldwide to observe the International Day of Prayer […]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  Each year Christians all over the globe set aside a week of prayer for Christian unity.  Through prayer, the faithful call for the healing of division and the deepening of understanding throughout the church. For more than one hundred years, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has been celebrated from January 18 to […]

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Shelly Rambo: The space between death and resurrection

Posted on: September 17th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Books, Reviews

A theologian who works in the discipline of trauma studies says that Christians need to pay more attention to Holy Saturday. Believing in the promise of resurrection doesn’t eliminate suffering — and in witnessing this suffering, we are about the work of redemption, she says.   Theologians have always wrestled with questions about suffering: Why […]

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Churches, Worshipers Use Web to Connect With Faith

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Praying the Rosary involves three simultaneous actions, says Catholic Kathryn Reklis, assistant professor of Modern Protestant Theology at Fordham University. “You pray repetitively, while meditating on something that is not explicitly the words of your prayer, while your hands do something else.” Can you do that online? asks Reklis. “Sure! There are many mobile apps that […]

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C.S. Lewis and the imaginative leader

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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    C.S. Lewis warns leaders not to be someone they are not, says a Christian author. Imaginative leadership springs from men and women who understand the power of ‘being yourself.’ By Timothy Willard David Bedell, via Wikimedia Commons A map of Narnia, the world C.S. Lewis created in his series of novels “The Chronicles […]

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Jazz belongs in church

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  A pastor who is a trained pianist discovered that he did not have to choose between jazz and Jesus — and that the spiritual power of the creative, improvisational art form can be a tool to help his congregation experience God. By Sarah Hofius Hall Photos by Jeff Kellam The jazz communion during Labor […]

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