Monday, September 7, 2015

Spiritual and Sacred Links for Monday 7 September 2015

Supplied by a UK colleague:

#1 Hugh Palmer on the challenge of Amos for our day; #2 and 3 Matthew Rusch and Kendall Harmon on what we let go in and out; and there are plenty of online services, resources and calls for prayer and encouragement.

Prayers for you for the coming week.

1. I will restore the ruins [Amos 9] - Hugh Palmer - All Souls Langham Place Audio

2. The Heart of the Matter (Mark 7:1-23) - Matthew Rusch - St Helena's Beaufort Audio

3. What Is a Christian perspective on sin and Freedom? (Mark 7) - Kendall Harmon - Christ St Paul's Audio

4. Preaching Ideas and Commentary - Rev Peter Carrell

5. The Sunday Readings - Rev Stephen Trott

6. The bells of  St Lawrence, Alton in Hampshire - BBC Radio 4

7. Choral Evensong from St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh [CoI] with the 2015 Charles Wood Summer School - BBC Radio 3

8 . Sunday Worship from Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff - BBC Radio 4

9. Sunday Hour - BBC Radio 2

10. Archived Choral services over the Summer 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 peace and safety of Nigeria and for the safe release of Bishop Moses Bukpe-Tabwaye of Gwagwalada near Abuja who was kidnapped and held for ransom on Thursday; for the persecuted church particularly in Syria, Iraq and Turkey; and for the Diocese of South Carolina.

11. Topical Prayers - Church of England
Syria and Iraq region: The Christians of al- Qaryatain City have to make a choice whether to pay “Jizya” or enter to Islam - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
Sudan: Four years of bombings in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains - WWM
Nigeria: Ransom demand received for kidnapped bishop - Anglican Ink
Primate urges Christians to be vigilant as kidnappers demand N40m ransom on Rev. Tabuwaye
Protest in Jos calling for end to Fulani killings - CSW
Threat to Christians extends to the South - Release International
Turkey: Death threats target Turkey's Protestants - WWM
South Carolina: Prayers from Lent and Beyond

12. Sunday Programme with Edward Stourton - BBC Radio 4

Food for thought
13. Churches are best social melting pots in modern Britain - John Bingham
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob spotted at Calais - David Keen
Pre-Raphaelite Art in Churches - Church Days
Churches as Charities: Some basics - Frank Cranmer
Discovering the Bible in a digital world - Mark Green - CEN

14. The Word One to One - Introduced by Rico Tice
Website where material may be bought or downloaded for free

15. Ave Maria (Pietro Mascagni) - Elīna Garanča - Deutsche Grammophon

16. Great is your faithfulness - Martin Smith

17. Once in a Blue Moon - Luke Taylor Vimeo

God bless you

1 comment:

Father Ron Smith said...

Thanks for the links to such wonderful music - especially Elina Garantha