This is the story of a piece of folk liturgy within the Reformed tradition that is so common that we don’t even see it as there. It is nice because it is tidy story that covers Reformed tradition from start to current day and probably is most influential in creating the Ecumenical movement The story… Continue reading From Fencing to Open Communion
In Leviticus 11:45 we read: For I am the LORD who brought you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God. You shall therefore be holy, for I am holy. ”. This would not be problematic if it was not for 1 Peter 1:16 which quotes it. So at least one biblical… Continue reading What is holiness
The United Reformed Church has decided to run an evangelistic advertising campaign called Radical Welcome. Now I can argue that it is a good thing on a number of issues, and I can also here the arguments about it being wrong on a whole lot of other issues but that is not the point of… Continue reading A Radical Welcome Eh?
So the title is jokey, which actually agree about quite a lot, but the Church of England has given us one more item of common consensus. Its to do with the way the CofE factions behave. They quite often pick on another tradition as having something valuable to say. This is not bad, cross pollination … Continue reading Rant: Where Roman Catholics and Reformed Christians agree.