Writings

Whatever is honorable,
whatever is just,
whatever is pure,
whatever is lovely,
whatever is commendable,
if there be any excellence,
if there be anything worthy of praise,
think about these things.

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—
practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Philippians 4:8-9

The Mind’s Road to God

By admin | Aug 20, 2022

Blessed is the man whose help is from Thee.  In his heart he hath disposed to ascend by steps, in the vale of tears, in the place which he hath set [Ps 84:6]. Since beatitude is nothing else than the fruition of the highest good, and the highest good is above us, none can be…

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The Transfiguration

By David Phillips | Aug 6, 2022

The Transfiguration of Jesus on the holy mountain is a glimpse of how we can be taken up into God, how God will dwell in us, and fill us with His glory – as our souls are made ready.  It is the vision of what is called our deification – not our becoming God, but…

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The Ascension of Christ

By admin | Aug 1, 2022

The Ascension is all about spiritual birth.  Jesus takes humanity – his humanity and ours – and transforms it, elevates it, endows it with new spiritual life.  As an ancient hymn puts it: Yea, angels tremble when they see How changed is our humanity; That flesh hath purged what flesh had stained, And God, the…

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The Anglican Church

By David Phillips | Jun 22, 2022

Our History Often we hear from visitors that it is Henry VIII who started the Anglican church.  But the history of our Church is just a little more complex! The Church of England is ancient – it was established in England in the 2nd century when the Romans first invaded and some brought the Christian…

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Anglican Sacramentalism

By admin | Jun 8, 2022

The Biblical and Patristic Foundations of Anglican Sacramentalism as Understood by the English Reformers   Robert D. Crouse   “Sacraments, by reason of their mixed nature, are more diversely interpreted and disputed of than any other part of religion besides…”.  So pronounces Richard Hooker, in the course of his lengthy discussion of Sacraments in Book…

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