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After Sanctum 2018

Jul 30

Sanctum held its fourth gathering of Sacramental Alt:Worshippers last week in the iconic if a little sun scorched grounds of the monastery church of The Community of The Resurrection. What a melting pot for sharing good practice and cultivating ideas it has become. As I looked at the delegates eating lunch on the final day

Personal Identity 5: Christian Identity

May 28

As we’ve progressed through this series on ‘identity’, we’ve turned increasingly towards the concept of ‘Christian identity’. How do we view ourselves as ‘Christians’ within a Christian community? As Christians, the world is viewed in light of our relationship with God. This naturally affects the relationship people have with other people who also have a

Missional Communities

Feb 27

Yesterday I spent a couple of hours with the Canon Missioner of our diocese discussing the ways in which we develop missional communities. With our involvement in Alt:worship over the past 15 years and having arrived in a new community 3 months ago, Ruth and I have been reflecting on the difference between putting on