Monday, December 1, 2014

Spiritual and Sacred Links - Monday 1 December 2014

A song at our electro eucharist service at Antioch last night - thanks Spanky, great sermon as well as eucharist to the funky beat - reminded me of this fabulous YouTube clip ...

But the joy and freedom in that service is a long way from the Last Plight

The following are supplied by a colleague ...

1. Gospel Shaped Gospelling - Glen Scrivener - FOCL Video

2. Four talks on Abraham: his Call, Journey, Faith and Triumph - Professor John Lennox - FOCL Video [Genesis]

3. Interview with John Lennox - Teaching and Preaching the Bible

Commentary for Sunday 30th November
4. Preaching Ideas and Commentary - Rev Peter Carrell

5. The Sunday Readings - Rev Stephen Trott

6. Preaching on Advent 1 - Dr Ian Paul

7. The bells of St Mary and St Benedict, Buckland Brewer in Devon. - BBC Radio 4

8. A Service for Advent with Carols from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge - BBC Radio 3 at 3 pm London Time 10 am Eastern Time

9. Advent Carol Service live from Trinity College, Cambridge at 6:15 pm London Time 1:15 Eastern Time
or listen afterwards here

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 Service for the first Sunday in Advent and St Andrew's Day from St Salvator's Chapel in the University of St Andrews - BBC Radio 4

12. Sunday Hour - BBC Radio 2

13. 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, Kenya, Egypt, Pakistan, Iran and North Korea; for peace in Ukraine, Israel and Gaza; and for the Diocese of South Carolina.
14. Topical Prayers - Church of England
Ebola outbreak: West Africa death toll nears 7,000 - BBC News
Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing, researchers say
Nigeria: Mosque attack death toll over 100 - BBC News
Kenya: Pastor killed in riots - Open Doors
Iraq: Canon Andrew White interviewed in Huffington Post
more from FRRME
Pakistan: Aasia Bibi files appeal in Pakistan’s top court - Barnabas Fund
Iran: Letter from Pastor Behnam Irani - Open Doors
Lawyer for three Christians denied access ahead of second trial – CSW
North Korea: UN General Assembly vote recommending North Korea referral to International Criminal Court – CSW
South Carolina: Prayers from Lent and Beyond

15. Sunday Programme - with William Crawley - BBC Radio 4

Food for thought
16. Living with Hope - Archbishop Sentamu
Is personal evangelism dying? - Mike Mellor - Evangelicals Now
Three Ways Evangelism Can Be More Believable - Jonathan Dodson
How Do Paul and Jesus Fit Together? - Matt Perman
Five Practices to Refresh Your Devotional Reading - Kenneth L. Cukrowski
5 Mistakes People Make When Reading the Bible - Mike Query
Special Tribute to Phillip Hughes - Cricket dot com
Reflecting on a Tragedy - Rev Raj Gupta
Tributes to Phillip Hughes, support for Sean Abbott - Christians in Sport
New poll says Christians prefer the armchair to arm weights – CIS

17. Nativity in Sand - Gert van der Vijver - Bible Society Netherlands

18. If Ye Love Me - Tallis - Sidney Sussex Choir


Father Ron Smith said...

Much preferred the more reflective music of your later imports, Peter. Regarding the first item - from yourself; what do they do for less exuberant occasions? Is it all joy? That's not reality!

Peter Carrell said...

The joy of the Lord, Ron, is our strength!