In preparation for the first Provincial Assembly of the Anglican Church of North America, to be held in Bedford, Texas, 22-25 June 2009, the Right Revd John Ellison, the retired Bishop of Paraguay, discusses the marks of a true church – apostolicity, catholicity, holiness and unity. He argues that the Church of England is in […]
How to deal with anger: Matthew 5:21-26 from Stephen Sizer on Vimeo. A woman was driving home one night. The weather was really nasty. Rain was coming down in buckets and visibility was very poor. Seeing taillights ahead of her, she followed the car in front. The car in front seemed to be going in […]
On Sunday 31st May, six members of Christ Church family were baptised. Check out the photos and video. Or watch it here… Baptisms at Pentecost: Sunday 31st May 2009 from Stephen Sizer on Vimeo.
This week the people of Britain have been preparing to vote. There has been unprecedented levels of media attention in the polls. Popular support for some of the candidates in the last few days has reached fever pitch. Not just in Britain but around the world, millions and millions of ordinary people have been watching, […]
After breaking up with his fiancée, a young man realized the error of his ways and wrote: “Dearest Marie, No words could ever express the great unhappiness I’ve felt since breaking our engagement. Please say you’ll take me back. No one could ever take your place in my heart, so please forgive me. I love […]
You are invited to a study day with Dick Lucas at Christ Church, Virginia Water on Thursday 4th June, 10:00am-13:45pm. Refreshments provided. Bring your own lunch. No charge. Sponsored by the Guildford Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship.
In April, Fuller Theological Seminary hosted the third Evangelical Christian-Muslim Conference. The theme was “A Common Word between us and you“. The conference brought together evangelical and Muslim scholars from many educational institutions, mission agencies and countries to enhance the work of justice and peace. Among the evangelicals present were: Donald Wagner, Leith Anderson, Gary […]
Last night we hosted + Wallace Benn, Bishop of Lewes and President of the Church of England Evangelical Council at Christ Church, Virginia Water. + Wallace spoke on Confessing Anglicans in Global and Local Mission. You can view his two presentations here: + Wallace Benn: Contend for the Faith from Stephen Sizer on Vimeo. + […]
GAFCON Jerusalem Conference: June 2008 Audio recordings of the presentations made at the Global Anglican Futures Conference in Jerusalem. (the videos are accessible here) 1. Welcome Address: Archbishop Akinola 2. Opening Sermon: Archbishop Orombi 3. The Gospel and Secularism: Dr Os Guiness 4. The Nature and Future of the Anglican Communion: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali 5. […]
Have you ever played the card game “Happy Families”? I think it was the first game I ever played with my grandparents. The game dates from about 1860 although I’m not that old. There are many varieties today. Even Barbie, the Incredibles and Wall-e apparently have a family. We all want to have a happy […]