Church of England

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Climbing the ladder of God’s delight

My first encounter with natural delight changed my life. I ended up leaving my parish ministry in North Carolina to move to the United Kingdom. Since then, I’ve gone out into wildernesses and the countryside with increasing regularity, spending as much time as I responsibly can soaking in the natural world and learning how to delight.

The Oxford Movement’s sacramental interpretation of Scripture

For the Oxford Movement, the interpretation of the Bible is inextricably bound up with the doctrine of the Incarnation and the sacraments, so that to neglect a sacramental or allegorical interpretation is in some way to fail to appreciate, or even to deny, these doctrines.

Easter is bonkers

God despises bores. Easter reminds us of this. Put the redemption of the world into our hands, and we’d come up with something unimaginative, uninspiring, and probably much too believable.

A webinar from the land of Jesus

In preparation for Lambeth 2020, the aim of the webinar was to write a book, the first of three books by Anglican theologians from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Rediscover the gospel

For the sake of mission, we need to rediscover the gospel that the BCP empowers us to pray.