When Christian witness was simple, yet profound

By Wayne Holst April 13, 2018 James Faulkner plays Paul in Affirm Films’ Paul, Apostle of Christ. Photo: Mark Cassar   A few weeks ago, my partner, Marlene, and I saw a unique movie at our local cinema that I would like to tell you about. Paul, Apostle of Christ is an inspired, contemporary example … Continue reading “When Christian witness was simple, yet profound”

Inculturation

By Mark MacDonald November 28, 2017   Since the beginning, the church has participated in a gospel transaction between the particularities of local cultures and the universal message of Christ. This is called inculturation. At its most basic level, inculturation is understood as the “Word becoming flesh” in and through the life of the local … Continue reading “Inculturation”

An abrupt end? Or a continuation…

  By Dr Clare Amos 11 April 2018  The honorary director of lay discipleship in the Diocese in Europe, Dr Clare Amos, reflects on the abrupt ending to the Gospel of Mark. Perhaps the chief glory of Christian scripture is the fact that it contains four Gospels, four different portrayals of the life and death … Continue reading “An abrupt end? Or a continuation…”

‘The spring of souls’

By Fred Hiltz March 21, 2018 The first signs of spring prompt the author to think about what “new seed” God wants to plant in us. Photo: Mitchell Griest/Unsplash I just caught the first whiff of spring thaw and mud and it was very good! The first signs of spring come as we celebrate the … Continue reading “‘The spring of souls’”

Are ‘thoughts and prayers’ enough? Some Anglicans reflect

By Tali Folkins March 14, 2018 Members of Teens for Gun Reform, an organization created by students in the Washington, D.C. area, in the wake of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., stage a rally outside the White House. Photo: Lorie Shaull/Wikimedia Commons   There’s value in praying … Continue reading “Are ‘thoughts and prayers’ enough? Some Anglicans reflect”