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Gavin Ashenden

When it comes to choosing – Choose Christ: – A sermon for the 2nd Sunday after Trinity. St Matthew 10.24-39

First they came for Tim Farron – soon they’ll come for you.

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Tim Farron is not just a former leader of the Liberal Party; he has become a mirror in which we see our reflection as a society. He is gagged and sacked. Continue reading “First they came for Tim Farron – soon they’ll come for you.”

Supporting This Work…

To my dear readers: – If you are willing to offer a small amount of financial support for this work, it will allow me to meet the costs of travel to meetings, conference and other events – as well as the upkeep of this site, which otherwise would be unaffordable.

If you feel that is something you are able and willing to do, then please go to the menu at the top of the page ‘Donate via Patreon.’ If patreon is off putting, and would be willing to use electronic transfer – then please email me at gavin@ashenden.org, & I will happily give you the necessary details.

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Anglican Unscripted – Bureaucracy and episcopal cowardice-

A sermon for Trinity 1. Matthew 9. 35 “The great ‘sending out’ – which includes us.

Crossing heterdox boundaries…for Jesus. Anglican Unscripted.

A sermon on the Holy Trinity – June 11th 2017

The Birth and near death of Christian Culture 

I have been reading two authors who have helped me understand something of the birth and coming death of Europe.

 

The first is Prof Robert Tombs who wrote what became ‘the history book of the year” – ‘The English and their History.’

 

He tells the story of England as part of the British Isles and explains how this rich Christian culture took birth and flourished. Along the way he confronts some of the misunderstandings of the story that we got taught as bad history. He also points out how fortunate the English were to live behind a wall of water that protected them from the more turbulent and violent history of Europe which experienced much greater devastation. Continue reading “The Birth and near death of Christian Culture “

The birth and  near-death of Christian culture. 

I have been reading two authors who have helped me understand something of the birth and coming death of Europe.

The first is Prof Robert Tombs who wrote what became ‘the history book of the year” – ‘The English and their History.’ Continue reading “The birth and  near-death of Christian culture. “

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