The Ephesian Moment
Sermon St Mary's Comberton
<<The Ephesian Moment. One Lord, one faith, one baptism>>
The widest possible vision
churches & indiv Christians can be guilty of a v narrow vision
Church of England
Middle of the Road Church of England
Book of Common Prayer, Common Worship liturgy
Eucharistic Prayer A/ Eucharistic Prayer D.
Grew up in Anglo Catholic Church
at secondary school discovered Charismatic Christians
at university discovered liberal Christians ... didn't quite understand them until at college honesty
Manchester and Durham – met Christians from 2/3rds world. Nargiza, Shemil, Francis.
Wisdom Older Christians / younger Christians dynamism and energy
How are you engaging with Christians who are different to you.
- Invite someone from Comberton Baptist Church round for a meal.
- Sign up to receive CMS Yes Magazine
- When you're on holiday this summer, Great Yarmouth, Greece go to a local church.
- Christian Art
Christian Spirituality is not really about personal preferences but about being transformed... “Transforming Prayer” - out of comfort zone.
Not a one-size-fits-all: Jesus is a lot bigger than my personal experience of him
not a syncretistic all ways lead to God – deeply trinitarian rooted in God's faithful people in baptism.
Canon Max Warren “It takes a whole world to know the whole Christ.”