A report has been published about evangelism that will be discussed by the General Synod of the Church of England shortly called ‘Talking Jesus‘. It has resulted in a number of surprising headlines including:
‘We need to talk about Jesus’ – cue cringing embarrassment – Andrew Brown in the Guardian
Talking about Christianity could just put people off – Church of England signals – The Telegraph
Don’t preach, Church tells Christians: Research suggests those who talk about beliefs are more likely to put friends and colleagues off God than turn them to faith – The Daily Mail
For a summary of the findings of the report, watch the first 30 seconds of this:
It’s silly season again and the world has gone mad for made up nativity plays. Meanwhile the annual vicar witch hunt is on. This one is making people question the very existence if the tooth fairy!!
For the record, St Nicholas and Jesus both existed. And they were both white men. Verifiable fact.
The worship group was heavily criticised for its choice of music during the Eucharist in Lent…
…especially the bass player
Someone just asked us ‘why tea and cake of death?’
The joys of Eddie Izzard.
The vicar wasn’t banking on Mrs Williamson launching into a post-communion drum solo
A little dated perhaps but classic British play on words.
Click on the picture to see the video…
Here at Anglicanmemes Towers, we’re big fans of Reverend Kate Bottley – previously seen in Christingle guise.
When Kate officiated at Gary and Tracy Richardson’s wedding service earlier this month, they wanted a little more than a polite Church of England round of applause after being pronounced husband and wife. Rev Kate was only too happy to help…
This is how the story was reported in the local paper [links to external site]
We shared this on our Facebook page the other day but I think it deserves its own post on our site here as it’s so good! Especially useful for anyone planning a sermon for Trinity Sunday.