Category Archives: Anglicanism

Ambassadors Needed

Heartened by the recent historic meeting between Prime Minister David Cameron and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, at the United Nations, signaling a long-overdue thawing of Anglo-Iranian relations, I was delighted to attend the New Horizons interfaith conference in Tehran last … Continue reading

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Christian Jihad: A Biblical Response to the Islamic State

I hope that we would all agree ISIS is no more representative of Islam than Zionism is of Judaism, or the Crusades and Inquisition are of Christianity. But the reality is ISIS has attracted at least 3,000 young idealistic Muslims … Continue reading

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Gaza Benefit Concert with Garth Hewitt and Friends

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Beware False Teachers

Beware False Teachers (2 Peter 2:1-12) from Stephen Sizer on Vimeo. Twenty years ago this Summer, the Church in England was gripped with speculation about revival. John Arnott, the pastor of Toronto Vineyard church, was apparently searching for “a fresh … Continue reading

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Jesus on Marriage

The secret to newlywed bliss? Irrational optimism about your spouse. If marriage is about compromise, as they say, then happy marriage is about self-delusion. So found scientists at the University of Buffalo, who followed 222 newlyweds through their first three … Continue reading

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Associate Vicar at Christ Church: Wanted

See here for the ministry and person spec

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Church Membership 1: To Follow the Example of Christ

My name is Sonia. I am quite religious. I think there are many ways to God. I think it is very intolerant to insist your religion is right. Although I don’t go to church I regard myself as a good … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Torah

I was recently with Vivid Broadcast, Broadbridge Heath, Sussex, to record six of my sermons on ‘Christ in all the Scriptures’ for ‘The Sermon‘ a ministry of Richard Bewes. Genesis: Jesus and Abraham’s Sacrifice Exodus: Jesus and the Passover Lamb Leviticus: … Continue reading

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What are we to make of Jesus Christ?

When I was a child, I used to read the Daily Mail newspaper every day – well, the Peanuts cartoons, to be precise. I still remember when Lucy asked each of her friends whether she should have her ears pierced. … Continue reading

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The Liberty of Grace

The Liberty of Grace – and Why the Church is Persecuted (Galatians 5) Last Sunday while we were holding our service, Islamist militants “slaughtered” some 30 churchgoers in north-eastern Nigeria.  The Bishop of Yola told the BBC the insurgents had … Continue reading

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