Tag Archives: Shared Conversations

From a tree to a window to an installation: the visual messages of Living in Love and Faith

I’m continuing to process last week’s General Synod meeting, and there certainly is a lot to process; not just the very full agenda over long days, and not just the ongoing rumblings about the confusion during the elections to the … Continue reading

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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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