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Same-sex blessings and the bible

On Monday, the Governing Body of the Church in Wales made history. It voted by a very secure two thirds majority to authorise an Order of Service for Blessing Same-Sex Relationships. For technical reasons this is an experimental rite, so … Continue reading

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Bible Sunday: 5 Virtues to help with reading the bible

Our two readings this morning contrast quite strongly in tone. They could be more different, given some of the passages in the bible, but still they vary enough. The first  (Colossians 3:12-17) encourages five virtues: ‘compassion, kindness, humility, meekness and … Continue reading

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Bible: inspiration found in connections with life

Those of us who are Radio 4 fans will know about the long running show Desert Island Discs. In this a well-known person is sent off to an imaginary desert island and asked to select their favourite tracks of music … Continue reading

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Light shown through love

One of the problems with how we tend to read the Bible in our worship is that we chop up the text and present it as if it is an isolated piece of wisdom out of context. It isn’t of … Continue reading

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