Do you know me?

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- This weekend was mother’s day and we heard about the great characteristics of a good mother which many of us looking back can fortunately see and be thankful for. One of the characteristics was that mothers truly know you. They know you in and out,... Continue Reading →

To be the Post-Pandemic Church

Dear Friends, Greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. We are beginning to acknowledge the fact that the Pandemic which is adapting itself into an epidemic is here to stay for some more time and we need to learn to co-sojourn with that and learn to be the post-pandemic church... Continue Reading →

The World Church visits Baden

11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Karlsruhe by Markus KlumppCouncil of Churches, FreiburgThe original German version can be found below. The Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) meets every eight years. (WCC) meets every eight years. This year it will be held in Karlsruhe from 31 August to 8 September,... Continue Reading →

My Bible

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- This week's meditation was written by one of the young members of the Anglican Church Freiburg. Read her original German text below. Today I am writing about my Bible, which I got 2 years ago for Easter. I especially like the Psalms because I find... Continue Reading →

What do I want? The process of making decisions!

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Research from Huawei revealed that we make around 35,000 decisions per day. Imagine that! and 99% of those decisions are unconscious… the brain works in a routine manner and takes simple decisions such as: what should I wear today? What should I eat today?  A... Continue Reading →

Waiting for Easter

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- The season of Easter for me, more than Advent or Christmas, is about waiting. Waiting for that transcendent first light of dawn to break on the horizon, or even while it is still dark, I am already imagining Jesus bursting from the tomb and I... Continue Reading →

Nine Marks of Christian Leadership

Dear Colleagues, Greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ!! April is an opportunity for us to take a closer look at the Passion of Christ and the mysteries and miracles around resurrection and the beyond. We travel this year through the meditation of the suffering of Christ in a context... Continue Reading →

A Stampede of Grace

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Usually during lent I choose to fast something and, not just anything, but something that I really enjoy. Most of the time it has been coffee, but alcohol and cake have also been options. I, like so many other people, have fasted not to punish... Continue Reading →

Compassion 

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Last week I finally called a dear friend whom I had wanted to contact for a long time. She is not well, I knew that.  I hadn't heard from her in a while. My everyday life was so busy these weeks and I was so... Continue Reading →

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