Trushare Files  No. 236


NEW DIRECTIONS: December 2014





Do not be afraid

Philip North calls us to be fearless in being God's people in the world
Address by the Chairman Elect The Bishop of Pontefract encourages us to work together to create a plan for the future
Here I am Darren Smith on the ongoing need to focus on vocations
Gratitude and confidence Edward Martin pays tribute to the work of the Catholic Group in General Synod

Four eventful years

The Bishop of Fulham looks back on his time as Chairman of Forward in Faith

Urban Ministry Simon Morris explains the particular challenges faced by churches in the city
The importance of words Nicholas Turner on some of the weirder elements of the Marriage Act regulations
Change and decay in the USA Colin Podmore examines recent statistics from The Episcopal Church
Bishops' Representatives and the Independent Reviewer Paul Benfield outlines the new procedures for dealing with complaints
Living over the shop A look at St Michael, Warmington
The future role of Forward in Faith Colin Podmore on the Society's progress and the objectives of Forward in Faith
In the beginning was the Word Julian Browning reflects on the Prologue of St John's Gospel
views, reviews and previews


Owen Higgs on Constable


Peter Westfield on God Is With Us


John Twisleton on Being Christian and Sillence: A User's Guide

Conrad O'Reilly on Fathomless Riches

Nicholas Turner on Boethius as a Paradigm of Late Ancient Thought

Dewi Hopkins on House Divided

Believing Peter Mullen on fundamental belief in Christian doctrine
Is Santa Claus an angel? J. Alan Smithlooks at StThomas Aquinas' description of angels


Faith of our Fathers Arthur Middleton on the divine institution of bishops
Devotional Arthur Middleton on Stewards of Mysteries and the master touch
GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes on Christmas Cards
SECULAR LITURGIES Tom Sutcliffe on Mozart's Idomineo

Christopher Smith on the rise of digital photography

BOOK OF THE MONTH Ian McCormack reviews Peace at the Last: Leading Funerals Well
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton St John Baptist, Hope Bagot, Salop






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