Bill Press

Rector’s Letter February 2019

Godliness and material possessions Jesus said, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.”   Craig Blomberg in his book Neither Poverty Nor Riches provides some devastating statistics on western attitudes to wealth. Admittedly these are from the...

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Susie Leafe reflects on Gafcon III

“We Will Proclaim Christ Faithfully to the Nations!” Dear Friends, The above photograph was taken on the Temple Steps in Jerusalem, as the delegates at Gafcon III gathered together for a celebratory service and to have a photo taken ’10 Years On!’.  You can read more about the significance of...

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Chris and Hannah in Lima Peru

Where to start…? The last 2 months have been an absolute whirlwind. We had the pleasure of having Bishop Fanta Clarke, his wife Helen and four of their friends visit Lima at the end of April, quickly followed by Hannah’s Mum, brother William and his girlfriend Stef. This was a...

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Bill Press

Contending

Dear friends, ‘Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.’ Jude 3 Internationally, developments within the Anglican Communion are happening at...

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St Patrick’s remarkable achievement

‘I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.’  Romans 12.1-2...

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Chris and Hannah in Lima, Peru

Prayer letter from Chris and Hannah Agnew in Peru Well, we’ve been here about three weeks now and already we know that it is going to be incredibly difficult to sum up three whirlwind weeks in one edition, so we’ll have to save some for next time! So far, we...

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Why I am still a Christian

Primarily because I am convinced Christianity is true. The Bible’s narrative about humanity’s fallen condition and a loving God who has entered our world to save us has always been extremely compelling to me.   Even from when I was a child being taught the elementary truths about God I...

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