Monday, November 10, 2014

Sacred and Spiritual Links - Monday 10 November 2014 (including Remembrance Day links)

(Supplied by a colleague in the UK)

1. True Love - Vaughan Roberts - St Ebbes Audio [Ezekiel 16:8-19 and Revelation 2:1-7]

2. Growth through Hardship - Bishop Rennis Ponniah - St Andrews Singapore Audio [Psalm 63]

3. The Legitimacy of Political Authority - Donald Hay - St Andrew's Oxford Audio [Romans 13:1-7 and Mark 12:13-17]

4. Heaven - Billy Graham video

5. Three talks from Bishop Ken Clarke of SAMS Ireland - South Carolina Clergy Conference Audio
The Double Vision of Jesus with an introduction from Bishop Mark Lawrence
Failure is not Final
Do you love me?

Commentary for Sunday 9th November
6. The Sunday Readings - Rev Stephen Trott

7. Preaching Ideas and Commentary - Rev Peter Carrell

8. The bells of St Lawrence, Towcester in Northamptonshire - BBC Radio 4

9. Remembrance Sunday Worship from Camp Bastion and Northern France - BBC Radio 4

10. Ceremony of Remembrance from the Cenotaph - BBC Radio 4 - 10:30 am London Time Sunday [5:30am Eastern Time]
Coverage on BBC One TV [UK only] starts at 10:25 am BST Sunday
and highlights on BBC Two TV [UK Only] at 5:30 pm BST Sunday

11. Sunday Hour for Remembrance - BBC Radio 2

12. Live coverage from Trafalgar Square - Royal British Legion Livecast

13. Choral Evensong from Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford broadcast in 1974 - BBC Radio 3

14. Choral services from the chapels of King's College Cambridge
and Trinity College, Cambridge
and St John's College, Cambridge
and New College, Oxford

15. Prayers for Remembrance Day - Church of England
and the Armed Forces
Prayers from [Australian] Defence Anglicans
Prayer for Veterans Day [US]

6. A Prayer from the Royal British Legion
Remember, 0 Lord, all those who have died the death of honour and are departed in the hope of resurrection to Eternal Life, especially the Officers, Men and Women of our Sea, Land and Air Forces, to whom it was given to lay down their lives for the cause of Freedom and Justice In that place of light, whence sorrow and mourning are far vanished, give them rest, 0 Lord, the Lover of Men. Grant this for Thine only Son, Jesus Christ’s sake.

Please pray for the Ebola Crisis and for those working for a cure; for Christians and all facing persecution and crime in Iraq; for the persecuted church and in particular in Nigeria and Pakistan; for peace in Ukraine, Egypt, Israel and Gaza; and for the Diocese of South Carolina.

17. Iraq Region:
Kurdish children detained, tortured and forced to watch beheading videos by ISIS - Christian Today
more Media Reports from FRRME

18. Topical Prayers - Church of England
Nigeria: Christians tortured and killed in Mubi - Open Doors
Pakistan: Into the Fiery Furnace: Christian Couple in Pakistan Burned for Blasphemy - Christianity Today
South Carolina: Prayers from Lent and Beyond

19. Sunday Programme - current affairs with Edward Stourton - BBC Radio 4

Food for thought
20. Anglican Clergy Poll - BRIN and follow the links for original research
We need more Christians in politics say MPs - Gillan Scott
Billy Graham at 96: what we can learn from the great evangelist - Christian Today
Mental Illness, the Church, and a Helpful Resource - Christianity Today
Toward Viral: What Exponential Growth Might Look Like: New Life Community Church - Christianity Today

21. Remembrance Sunday in today’s world - Rev Stephen Trott
Making the Poppies - HRP video
Installing the Poppies
First World War sculpture unveiled in Trafalgar Square – RBL

22. Andy Grant - Help for Heroes Video

23. Tower of London's sea of red poppies from the air – BBC
In pictures

24. My soul, there is a country - Hubert Parry - Royal Holloway Choir

1 comment:

Father Ron Smith said...

Too much information in one go?

However, one or two musical jewels amongst it all.