Poetry as Prayer

Richard Osler – Poetry as Prayer Author and poet Richard Osler talks about poetry as prayer in our daily lives. The LOGOS Project is a video series presenting global faith leaders offering their expertise on theological, practical and spiritual subjects. These videos are free and available for any person or congregation for personal or teaching … Continue reading “Poetry as Prayer”

Mitigating burnout

By Tali Folkins In 2017, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby told the Church of England’s General Synod that being a parish priest was the most stressful job he had ever had. “It was isolated, insatiably demanding and I was on the whole working without close colleagues—and that wears people down,” said Welby, who has also … Continue reading “Mitigating burnout”

Christians of all denominations unite around the world to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”

Posted on: May 29, 2019 Pope Francis delivers a message for the Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer. Photo Credit: Thy Kingdom Come Christians around the world are preparing to pray individually, in churches, in ecumenical gatherings and in large-scale beacon events, as part of this year’s Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer. … Continue reading “Christians of all denominations unite around the world to pray “Thy Kingdom Come””

Christians around the world observe Anglican Communion Sunday this weekend

Posted on: May 24, 2019  Christians from all over the world will pray for the Anglican Communion on Sunday (26 May) – the feast day of St Augustine of Canterbury. The member Churches of the Anglican Communion were first asked to set aside a Sunday for prayer for the Anglican Communion in 2002, when the … Continue reading “Christians around the world observe Anglican Communion Sunday this weekend”

When God settles the waters

By Matthew Townsend April 24, 2019 Before moving to Canada, I lived in Rochester, New York, where I worshipped at a Lutheran-Episcopal church plant. The congregation, which sat in a circle, began every service with a simple chant from Psalm 46: “Be still and know that I am God.” The chant served as a reminder, … Continue reading “When God settles the waters”