'With what can we compare the Kingdom of God, or what parable will we use for it? It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth- yet when it is sown it grows up and becomes the greatest of all shrubs, and puts forth large branches, so that the birds of the air can make nests in the shade.'
Mark 4:30-32

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Posted by: Ed Watson on 1/7/2016 | 0 Comments
At some point in 2015, someone graffitied 'This Is a Fake Church' on the walls of Saint John's Cathedral. The words are gone now—but though the visible consequence of this action can be washed away, the action itself cannot be changed. We cannot change the fact that someone felt strongly enough about Saint John's that they thought it worth writing these words on our walls, for whatever reason.
Posted by: Ed Watson on 11/12/2015 | 0 Comments
When we gather together in worship, we gather as the Church. When we pray by ourselves, we pray as part of the Church. When we go out into the world seeking to love and be loved by Christ in others, we go as the Church. But beneath each of these statements, there are questions we need to answer. What does being the Church add to what we're doing? Why does being part of the Church matter? What difference does it make if we wish to act as members of the body of Christ in the world? The answers to these questions are not to be found in a supposed guarantee of salvation, nor are they to be found in a deeper knowledge of what the Church takes to be true (though, for the record, I'm pretty sure that Orthodox doctrine has got it about as right as human right can be). They are instead to be found in the the specific call of the Church; a call which begins and ends in the grace of Jesus Christ.

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