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Review: The Servant Queen and the King She Serves

Earlier last month, The Bible Society, HOPE, and LICC (London Institute for Contemporary Christianity) released a tribute book to the Queen for her 90th birthday. The Servant Queen and the King She Serves is co-written by Mark Greene from LICC and Catherine Butcher from HOPE, with mostly words by the Queen from her Christmas speeches, Coronation, …

Queen’s Christmas Message 2012 & My Christmas Day Plans;
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Queen’s Christmas Message 2012 & My Christmas Day Plans

HAPPY CHRISTMAS! FROHE WEIHNACHTEN! JOYEUX NOEL! FELIZ NAVIDAD! 🙂   I hope all of you are having or had a wonderful day today. It’s not yet noon so my day has just started! I woke up this morning an hour after the Queen’s Christmas message had already broadcast. If you haven’t already, you can watch …

Asking for Forgiveness: A Visit to a Russian Orthodox Church;
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Asking for Forgiveness: A Visit to a Russian Orthodox Church

I visited the Russian Orthodox church in Munich this evening. I learned quite a bit from my colleague about: the significance of the church’s foundations/location (alter faces the east because that’s where the sun rises; we the people come from the west) signing/crossing oneself (3x, then bowing or touching the ground) kissing the icons (or …