Do “Thoughts and Prayers” Really Matter Anyway?

Posted on December 3, 2015

It is a sad time in the world. More terror…this time in California. And now the phrase ‘thoughts and prayers’ is falling victim to the violence too. Some politicians offered their condolences with the overused but heartfelt phrase: our thoughts and prayers are with them. Now that is being castigated. It is called ‘prayer shaming’. It…

Christian Responses to Violence

Posted on November 20, 2015

Violent terrorism is affecting people across the world. Anglican Pastor is dedicated to being pastoral. For us, that means talking about the things people talk about and experience in light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Nothing is off limits. We’ve seen terrorism in the Sudan, Kenya and Nigeria as well, and the Middle East, and most…