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The Archbishop, Grass-Skirts, Buddhist Chants, and other Interesting Stuff from Around the Web

Updates from the Lambeth Conference keep getting stranger and stranger.  "Anglicans stand in the middle of “one of the most severe challenges” to have faced the Church in history, the Archbishop of Canterbury said last night.  And then comes this line.  "The Archbishop was speaking as the bishops emerged from three days of retreat and a service featuring Buddhist chants and grass-skirted Melanesian dancers in Canterbury Cathedral."  You simply can't make this stuff up.  The church has become its own parody.  Click here: Archbishop of Canterbury says: 'Now we must work out what is really important' -Times Online

Here is another reminder that pastors need to be careful about the props they use in the pulpit.  A pastor has crashed his dirt-bike five rows deep into the seats--during a sermon.  This is why we are very careful about which URC ministers we invite to do pulpit supply.   Click here: - Pastor Injured in Dirt Bike Accident During Church Service - Local News | News Articles | National N

Now this is cool (and hopefully, only the beginning of similar on-line projects), the entire Codex Sinaiticus will soon be on-line.  Click here: Codex Sinaiticus Project

Here's a good reason to polish the brass on a sinking ship.  Click here: Second Coming Ecology | Christianity Today | A Magazine of Evangelical Conviction

Reader Comments (7)

"Another reminder that pastors need to be careful about the props they use in the pulpit. A pastor has crashed his dirt-bike five rows deep into the seats--during a sermon. This is why we are very careful about which URC ministers we invite to do pulpit supply."

Yeah, I've noticed the local URC ministers all wear helmets in the pulpit. What's up with that, I would've thought you guys hated helmet laws? It must be hard being Libertarian-esque and careful with dangerous props in the pulpit.
July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterZrim
Why is it that the charismatic teachers -- who claim that the Lutheran and the Reformed churches lack a "moving of the Holy Spirit", have to resort to using such things as dirt bikes in their sermons, to drive home a point?

The Holy Spirit -- which works in Word and Sacrament, can certainly accomplish its will without the aid of non-Biblical gimmicks! Where is the power of the Holy Spirit in the Pentecostal churches? The Holy Spirit refuses to do its work in non-Biblical churches such as these!
July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLloyd
Just so everyone knows, in Canada at least, there are a number of very solid and well trained ministers of the Gospel. They know their Bibles very well and are fighting a tough battle these days. We need to pray for and encourage them.

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDSY
Hmm! The Archbishop of Canterbury does it again...syncretize is the name of the game! It appears the Anglican Communion is gearing up to split. The true Anglicans (JI Packer, ++Jensen, Akinola and company, need to insist on a reformational Church, free not only from liberaliiism, but the pestilence of Anglo-Catholicism.
July 24, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCharlie
I have a picture of this pastor on the dirt bike. Too bad, no Youtube video. It would have been a great post:
July 24, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdvopilgrim
Remember that time when Christ was trying to make the point about making fishers of men and he drove that bass boat with the 200HP Mercruiser engine into the folks waiting for free bread on the shore of Galilee? That was radical, dude!

Jesus knew how to keep it real. :-))

Stupid church's pretty sad.
July 25, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterR.J. Stevens
I read an even worse accident story in a college physics textbook. The author cites a story of a minister in Jacksonville, Florida who dramatized his sermon before hundreds of people, including his family, by shooting himself in the head with a blank round from a .357-caliber Magnum. Even though "no slug emerged from the gun, exhaust gases
did--enough to be lethal." So know this, never think that because a bullet will not fly out, that you are safe when the trigger of a gun is moved. This kind of thing makes Christians look extremely stupid.
July 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAlberto

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