Monday, October 27, 2014

Spiritual and Sacred Links - Monday 27th October 2014

(Supplied by a UK colleague)

I hope some of this will be of assistance. Prayers for you this coming week.

1. Let Jesus heal the way we see - Bishop Rennis Ponniah - St Andrews Singapore Audio [Luke 10:25-37]

2. The Lord of eternity - Vaughan Roberts - St Ebbes Audio [Revelation 1:1-8]

3. Wrestling with the problem of Prejudice - Canon Kendall Harmon - Christ St Paul's Audio [James 2]

4. Religious Freedom for Middle East Christians - Mark Movsesian - Lanier Theological Library Vimeo

Commentary for Sunday 26th October
5. The Sunday Readings - Rev Stephen Trott

6. Preaching Ideas and Commentary - Rev Peter Carrell

7. The bells of St. Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield in London - BBC Radio 4

8. Sunday Worship from Merton College, Oxford with Professor Alister McGrath on Tolkein - BBC Radio 4

9. Choral Evensong from Chelmsford Cathedral - BBC Radio 3

10. Sunday Holy Communion livestreamed from St Helena's Church, Beaufort, South Carolina at 10:15 am Eastern Time, 2:15 pm London GMT

11. Sunday Hour - BBC Radio 2

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

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, Tanzania, Iran, Pakistan and in particular for Asia Bibi for whom a petition has passed 200,000 signatures, for the Central African Republic; for peace in Ukraine, Egypt, Israel and Gaza; and for the Diocese of South Carolina.

13. Iraq Region:
Bishop: 90% of Orthodox Christians in Iraq diplaced - Al Monitor
Surviving an ISIS Massacre - NYT Vimeo [warning graphic violence shown]
more Media Reports from FRRME

14. Topical Prayers - Church of England
Ebola death toll tops 4,900 out of more than 10,000 cases: WHO - Christian Today
Statement – WHO
Nigeria: 2 pastors killed in attack by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria - Christian Today
Tanzania: Tanzanian teacher murdered in church, pastor and wife on Zanzibar attacked by extremists – WWM
Iran: Three Christians face six year sentences in remote prisons – CSW
Pakistan: Petition to overturn Asia Bibi's death penalty surpasses 200,000 signatures - Christian Today
CAR: Priest kidnapped, dozens killed amidst renewed violence in C. African Rep – WWM
South Carolina: Prayers from Lent and Beyond

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

16. Food for thought
Conflict or Mutual Enrichment? Why Science and Theology Need to Talk to Each Other - Alister McGrath – ABC
Understand concept of ‘infidel’ to understand risks of Islamic radicalization - Jacob Zenn – WWM
How to save a diocese - Ian Paul
How to prevent the extinction of the Church of England - Gillan Scott
7 Reasons Some Churches Experience Revitalization - Thom Rainer

17. Why Baptism?

18. Teaching English in South East Asia - TSM Video

19. Kyrie - Duruflé - Somerville Choir

God bless you

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