Is it well with your souls?

A sermon preached on Sunday Feb 5, 2023 at St. George's Cathedral, Cape Town,South Africa by Fr Michael Lapsley SS, Canon for Healing and Reconciliation at St Georges. In 1990 Fr. Michael was sent a letter bomb by the apartheid regime. It was hidden inside two religious magazines. He lost both hands and the sight... Continue Reading →

Time to roll up our sleeves

UPDATE: Given the recent legal change where adults in B.C. are no longer subject to criminal charges for the personal possession of small amounts of certain illegal drugs I have re-visited my blog from a year ago, thankful that some progress has been made on assessing the effectiveness of our drug rehabilitation programmes. I was... Continue Reading →

God’s Church for God’s World — A Short Review of the Lambeth Conference 2022

A guest blog by Revd Dr Joachim Feldes, Lancelot Andrewes Institute, Nuremberg, Germany (Via the Anglican Communion Environmental Network) 665 bishops, most of them with their spouses, followed the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and joined this year’s Lambeth Conference that had the motto ‘God’s Church for God’s World’. The meeting lasted... Continue Reading →

Passion, parishes and people — A brilliant idea

Thanks Lisa Vaughan who joined Neil Mancor and me this past week for a great conversation around Anglican parishes, leadership, community and outreach. Our Facebook Live broadcast brought together folks from Spiritual Formation for Discipleship: A Network for Canadian Anglicans and connected with others from all across our Canadian Church. Pew and Beyond is a... Continue Reading →

20,000, at last

It is commonly suggested that in North America at least, size matters! The larger the number, the longer the length, the heavier the tonnage, large is lovely. The more the merrier in our neoliberal economic world. So how do you react to the number 20,000? Is this a truly large number? With most people I... Continue Reading →

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