Gafcon 2018 Part 2
Gafcon 2018 Part 2

Gafcon part 2 My grand plan to write a daily diary from Jerusalem on the Christ Church blog didn’t quite work out: there was simply too much to see and do at the conference. So with many apologies, this is an attempt to sum up a remarkable week...

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Gafcon Diary Part 1
Gafcon Diary Part 1

Shalom ‘alechem m yirushalayim This has been an extraordinary 48 hours at the 2018 Global Anglican Future Conference. Arriving in Israel yesterday was deeply moving. Driving along the motorway in the coach, I had the strange experience of...

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Evangelium 21
Evangelium 21

Guest Post by Graham Weale Summary of Evangelium21 held in Hamburg 24-26th May 2020   Dear Friends in Christchurch, I am writing this letter in a personal capacity to share with you some of the great messages and encouragements which came...

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The Wedding Sermon

The Wedding Sermon   Much has now been written about the sermon preached at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex by Michael Curry, the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, USA. I don’t intend to add to this: David Robertson...

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Good Friday 2018

On Good Friday this year, it is impossible not to think of the sacrifice made last week by Colonel Arnaud Beltrame of the French Gendarmerie Nationale. As I am sure you remember, Colonel Beltrame volunteered to swap places with a hostage who had...

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Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking 1942 – 2018   The last week saw the death of the great physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, known both for his scientific achievements, and the great courage and dignity with which he battled the creeping paralysis of...

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