Tag Archives: Holy Communion

Why communion without a human “priest” is still communion.

There was once a prisoner in solitary confinement who had lived a notoriously evil life since rejecting the Christian faith of his parents, who had baptised him as a child. He had been caught, tried, found guilty of his crimes … Continue reading

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Holy Communion in a Venn Diagram

My sabbatical studies this summer focused on the theology and liturgy of the Communion Service in the Book of Common Prayer. One of the books which I found most helpful was Michael Horton’s A Better Way – rediscovering the drama of God-centred … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Day 81: Project complete

I have finished (woop-woop) the three parts of my study guide, “Why should I go to church?” My aim is is to give people an understanding of God’s part and our part in the service of holy communion. The guide sets out the way … Continue reading

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Edible Words: a project for ministers

My friend James Oakley and I started a website last year with the aim of developing a library of short exhortations or meditations from the bible for use before communion or baptism. The site is called Edible Words and the … Continue reading

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