The Ethics and Ethos of Decision Making

Dear Friends Greetings of Pentecost! The beauty of the Pentecost celebration of Acts 2 is that people who lived in different cultural contexts could come together and despite the variety of languages they spoke, each person understood what was spoken by the apostles. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven living in... Continue Reading →

First Aid Musings

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Something happened this past weekend that caused me to remember a passage that Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians. While cutting a watermelon, my finger was in the way of the knife. I automatically dropped the knife and the watermelon rolled and fell to the floor. ... Continue Reading →

Modern-day Martyrs?

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Does anyone remember the story of Don Giuseppe Berardelli? Supposedly, he got infected with Covid-19 early on, and the infection took a bad turn with the 72-year old priest from Casnigo near Bergamo. Supposedly, Don Guiseppe died after giving the respiratory unit that might have... Continue Reading →

Love

Homily - Sunday the 15th May 2022 Liturgy & ReadingsDownload When he had gone out, Jesus said, “Now the Son of Man has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself and will glorify him at once. Little children, I... Continue Reading →

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 →

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