We are a parochial church and inevitably have a tendency to think parochially; to not look beyond our own tribe or self-interest.
28 Apr | Bishop’s Letter: Protecting our children: the dark arts of negative influence…
My heart skipped a beat when I heard on the radio earlier today that 10% of 12-13 year old children fear that they may have an addiction to pornography
02 Apr | Bishop’s Letter: Science, faith and the resurrection of Jesus
My friend – let’s call him Alan – describes himself as an atheist but is one of the most open people I know. At the heart of his openness is a genuine pursuit of truth..
27 Mar | What’s the big deal? It’s only Diocesan Synod…
Look, this is really important and it is critical we get really good people, lay and ordained to offer themselves for election to the Diocesan Synod.
27 Mar | A Church for this generation
The Church of England faces great challenges; Bishop Mike considers the realities we must address to fulfil our calling as a Church for the nation.
28 Feb | Bishop Mike Hill’s Address to Synod, Feb 2015
How does the Church of England re-engage with a culture that is increasingly secular and post Christian?
28 Jan | Bishop’s Letter: Addressing the deficit
How has your understanding of the gospel changed? What do you believe the gospel to be and how has your grasp of it deepened or widened over the years?
06 Jan | A tribute to Carol Stone
Carol was both loved and valued by her ordained colleagues, but equally was loved by the people she served within and beyond the Church
05 Jan | The challenge of being humble
Practising humility is difficult and takes perseverance. Yet it leads to a society in which truth is more easily told and heard…
19 Dec | A quiet but historic day
The announcement earlier this week of the appointment of Rev’d Libby Lane as Bishop of Stockport is wonderful news
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