Love of God

CofE Shared Conversations

Shared conversations: some came to seek truth; others to conquer. Why can’t we just be kind?

Commenting on the Bishops' statement Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations ("a gamma minus piece of drafting if ever there was one"), Canon Professor Mark Chapman prophesies that it "will make General Synod bloody". The report is…
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Does God suffer?

  There's an awful lot of suffering and badness around. Nasty people do nasty things, and wicked people do worse. There are floods, droughts and earthquakes, which are no-one's fault;…
Hell

Where the hell has Hell gone?

  In a world of broken promises, imperfection and fallenness, there is an understandable human yearning that all may eventually be saved. It is compassionate, loving and enlightened to believe…
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Easter Eve: dead, buried, bereft

  ..he went and preached unto the spirits in prison; Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah..(1Pt 3:19). ..For for this…
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Behold your God!

  O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be…
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#ChristmasMeans anything but peace on earth

  Today marks the official  start of the Church of England's #ChristmasMeans Twitter campaign. Church congregations and clergy are being encouraged to get out their smartphones to let the Twittersphere know…