Monday, January 26, 2015

Sacred and Spiritual Links - Monday 26 January 2015

From a UK colleague ...

I hope all is well and prayers for you during the coming week.

#1 Great talk by Archie Coates on not hiding lights under bushels and that is pretty much the theme of this email; #2 Bishop Kuan on obedience and relationship with God; #3 Hugh Palmer on the joy of giving; Much persecution everywhere.

1. Kingdom Come: The City [Mark 5:14-16] - Archie Coates - St Peter's Brighton Audio

2. Adam And Eve - To Obey Or To Disobey [Genesis 3:1-13 & Matthew 4:1-11] - Bishop Kuan Kim Seng - St Andrew's Singapore Audio

3. First to Christ then to us - Hugh Palmer - All Souls Audio [2 Corinthians 8:1-7]

4. Security, Strength and Simplicity Mark 9:42 - 10:16] - Peter Walker - St Andrew's Mount Pleasant Vimeo

Commentary for Sunday 25th January
5. The Sunday Readings - Rev Stephen Trott

6. Preaching Ideas and Commentary - Rev Peter Carrell

7. Reading Mark 11-16 - Read the New Testament in a year with Rev Andrew Goddard
[and follow the links on the drop down menu Reading NT for other resources]

8. The bells of St Nicholas, Leeds in Kent. - BBC Radio 4

9. Choral Evensong from Ripon Cathedral - BBC Radio 3

10. Sunday Holy Communion livestreamed from St Helena's Church, Beaufort, South Carolina at 10:15 am Eastern Time, 3:15 pm London Time

11. Sunday Hour - BBC Radio 2

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

Please pray for the Ebola Crisis and for those working for a cure; for Christians and all facing persecution and crime in Syria and Iraq including refugees facing winter and hunger; for the persecuted church and in particular in Nigeria, Malaysia, Turkey and China; for peace in France, Ukraine, Israel and Gaza; and for the Diocese of South Carolina.

13. Topical Prayers - Church of England
Nigeria: Report on Premier Christian Radio [mp3]
Wake up to religious cleansing - Release International
Malaysia: End of the road for Catholic Church as court dismisses ‘Allah’ review - Malaysia Insider
Turkey: Accused perpetrators released in Malatya murder trial – WWM
Turkey 'promises' first new church in 90 years – WWM
China: China's oldest priest dies at age 105 – UCA
South Carolina: Prayers from Lent and Beyond

14. Sunday Programme - with Edward Stourton - BBC Radio 4

Food for thought
15.  Downton Abbey — What Are Americans Really Watching? - Albert Mohler
New threat to religious liberty and free speech in universities - Evangelical Alliance
Will marriage still be an issue at the general election? – EA
Questions about "First Century Mark" - Dr Peter Williams, Tyndale House
and Justin Taylor
Why can't the voice of Christians be heard? - Bishop Nazir-Ali
Reading the Bible Contextually: Eugene Peterson on the Antidote to Prooftexting

16. Think Friday: Freedom, Blasphemy and Charlie Hebdo – EA

17. What difference can Christians make in the workplace? – LICC

18. Stanford: Choral Music - Winchester College Chapel Choir – Convivium

19. Love Each Other - Graham Kendrick

God bless you


MichaelA said...

Your UK colleague always does excellent work - thank you for passing it on.

Father Ron Smith said...

Thanks, Pageantmaster, for the excellent music videos.

Pageantmaster said...

Many thanks MichaelA and Father Ron and thanks to Peter+ and for his great comments on the lectionary readings as well as his ministry on ADU. All feedback and suggestions gratefully received