Lent

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The Five Marks of Mission: Five – to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth

In the sixth, and final, reflection in the ACNS series looking at the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission, The Rev’d Canon Dr Rachel Mash, Environmental Coordinator for Green Anglicans, from the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, unpacks the fifth Mark of Mission: To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth

Reflections Reflections

Christ at Caltex

“Reflecting on the encounter I think there is a gentle challenge from God for me to be a little more mindful about what’s going on in the lives of those around me, and to recognise the daily opportunities there are to encourage and be encouraged,” says Bishop Cam Venables on his chance meeting in Caltex on Ash Wednesday

The Rev’d Canon Dr Jim McPherson: "I commend this study book highly for this Lent or for whenever you need to look carefully at the call of missional discipleship"
Books & Guides

Where Do We Go From Here?

The Rev’d Canon Dr Jim McPherson reviews ABM’s Lenten resource, Where Do We Go From Here? Missional Bible Studies Based on the Book of Acts: “These are not the sort of Bible studies where texts are marshalled and compared to other texts to merely enhance Bible knowledge…The study aims to help us take Scripture so seriously that it deeply confronts our own discipleship”

Hymns

My song is love unknown

Scott Malcolmson reviews this big, beautiful late Lenten season hymn, which was written during a lunch by a controversial priest: “From the beginning, we find that this is a love song—sung to the Saviour who demonstrated pure love, even to the “love-less” so that they might be “love-ly”