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'Its job is to agree in the truth of God's holy word in unity and godly love. This is what the BCP means by the catholic church, not an exclusive denomination with its HQ in Rome.'

Yes, and beautifully expressed. We don't want to lose sight of this amidst all the excitements of 'Ordinariums' and 'sacramental assurance'. True assurance is expressed in, but not limited to, this Communion Service.

Posted by Laurence Roberts at Saturday, 2 October 2010 at 4:39pm BST

Bishop Nick Baines always has something meaty to say to us about (1) the Structures of the Church, and how they can help or hinder the Gospel message, and (2) the fact that our unity is found, basically, in how we relate to one another in the body of Christ, which, in itself, is one of the instruments of teaching on the subject of the relationship of God in Christ, with everyone.

Would that nmore C.of E. bishops would come down to earth on this abiding reality - of how the Church actually works; not just the theory. The Church, after all, has been raised up by Christ to help in the task of redemption - not exclusion

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Saturday, 2 October 2010 at 9:14pm BST

I was touched by Andrew Brown's article on prayer and the comments following it. Very thoughtful and creative. Some touch on spirituality and creativity.

Posted by Laurence Roberts at Sunday, 3 October 2010 at 11:12pm BST
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