Tag Archives: Shared Conversations

Luggage and baggage

What to pack for the Shared Conversations? Continue reading

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Sex and power in the spotlight

People lie to themselves and the church about their abstinence from sex. They become accustomed to not telling the truth. Continue reading

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Bishops, for beginners: on diversity and change

Is it about what we believe, or what we do? Why can you pick a bishop to match some of your views, but not others? Continue reading

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The gender of tears

‘Mourn with those who mourn’. Just try and stop me. Continue reading

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Walking the road

‘You know what, the thing that breaks my heart is that there’s no way I can answer it without hurting someone on either side.’ Continue reading

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Fruit or chocolate?

Did the fruit people think the chocolate people were gluttons? Continue reading

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Glad to be lay

… it was rather like asking me ‘Do you feel a vocation to be a rock?’ Continue reading

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And so it begins

… unless we know the person with whom we disagree, how can there ever be real respect for their position? Continue reading

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What is sex anyway?

… in church circles, the normal response I get is on the lines of ‘Don’t be so silly, we all know perfectly well what we’re talking about here.’ Continue reading

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Waiting for GAFCON

It’s been a strange week, waiting to see whether the GAFCON churches would walk out of the Primates’ meeting, listening to the media herald this as the end of the Anglican Communion, wondering what a world without the Anglican Communion … Continue reading

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