Archives for May 27, 2012 @ 18:30

Bonhoeffer Says

In 1934, at an ecumenical conference, on a beach in Denmark, at Farö, a Swede asked Bonhoeffer: “What you do, sir, if war broke out?” Reflectively, he allowed the sand to trickle through his fingers, then turned calmly toward the questioner and replied: I pray that God will give me the strength not to take [Read More…]

Atonement Theories Demonstrated

Here a priest seeks to demonstrate the difference between Protestant/evangelical views of atonement and the Orthodox theory. It takes 9 minutes but is worth your time and a discussion. I am not entirely sure this view is that much different than the Protestant/evangelical view (what do you think?). [Read more…]

Doubting Thomas or Honest Tom?

This reflection is by Seán Mullan, from Irish Bible Institute, and he reflects with us today on Thomas, the famous doubting Thomas. Only two of the twelve apostles have names and reputations strong enough to be a part of modern parlance. “You Judas,” is a title reserved for betrayers. And the dubious sceptic is a [Read More…]

Pentecost Prayer for the Week

Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives [Read More…]