The Meaning of the Advent Candles

Over at Euangelion: Why are there so many different themes attached to the four Advent Candles (purple and pink). A survey of websites and books on Advent surface a number of options. Does anyone know why there are so many different traditions? Is there a source that has researched this phenomenon? Here’s just are some…

New Principal for Moore College, Sydney

Dr Mark Thompson has been appointed to succeed Dr John Woodhouse at the evangelical theological powerhouse, Moore College, Sydney, one of the largest Anglican seminaries in the world. Dr Mark Thompson has been appointed to succeed Dr John Woodhouse as Principal of Moore Theological College. The President of the governing board of the College, Dr Peter Jensen,…

West Point Chapel Hosts First Same-sex Wedding

Times have certainly changed. And to think that the Sanctuary Window is inscribed with the words: ‘Duty, Honor, Country.’ Cadet Chapel, the landmark Gothic church that is a center for spiritual life at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday. Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, a West Point graduate, exchanged vows…

Happy New Year

As Advent begins: On this First Sunday of Advent: Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he…