Monday, February 16, 2015

Spiritual and Sacred Links - Monday 16 February 2015

Supplied by a colleague in the UK:

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

#1 Vaughan Roberts on St Stephen. #2 Bishop Tom Wright's timely reminder of God's plan for restoration of creation and human relationships; #3 Professor Alister McGrath on John Stott's 'Double Method' of listening to contemporary culture and then expounding the Gospel faithfully in terms that it will understand. Please pray for the Church of England and the church under pressure.

1. Stephen at the Sanhedrin - Vaughan Roberts - St Ebbe's Oxford Audio [Acts 6:8-8:1]

2. God's Plan for Human Relationship - Bishop Tom Wright at Humanum 2014

3. Double Listening: The John Stott London Lecture 2014  - Alister McGrath

4. The Sunday Readings - Rev Stephen Trott

5. Preaching Ideas and Commentary - Rev Peter Carrell

6. Continue Read the New Testament in a year with Rev Andrew Goddard

7. The bells of St Mary's, Dunsford in Devon - BBC Radio 4

8. Choral Evensong from St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle - BBC Radio 3

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

10. Sunday Hour - BBC Radio 2

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

Please pray for the Church of England, 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 and neighboring countries; for peace in Ukraine, Israel and Gaza; and for the Diocese of South Carolina.

12. Topical Prayers - Church of England
Prayers for the Church of England from Lent and Beyond
Call to Action - Religious Liberty Commission [pdf]
Over 70 MPs attend Open Doors report launch - Open Doors
Nigeria: February update - CSW video
Boko Haram’s attacks spread into Niger sparking mass exodus - WWM
South Carolina: What it Means: Understanding Judge Goodstein's Ruling
Prayers from Lent and Beyond

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

Food for thought
14. Church Buildings and other News - BRIN
Barna: How Pastors use Internet Ministry- Christianity Today
Gang-Infested Portland School Revitalized by Church Program - CP
When Worship is Our Lifeline - Dave Zuleger
The Dark Side of the Moon - NASA

15. Generation Y: What can we do to engage well with Generation Y? - LICC

16. 100 Gatherings Message - Tim Hughes

17. Born on a new day - The King's Singers

God bless you

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