Author Archives: Chris Appleby

About Chris Appleby

Chris Appleby retired from being Vicar of St Thomas Burwood in 2015 He is the webmaster of the EFAC websites. Before entering ordained ministry he was an Engineer responsible for designing Air Traffic Control systems. He is married to Di and has 3 adult children (one deceased) and five grandchildren.

Women, Men and Ministry by Peter Corney

Women, Men and Ministry by Peter Corney The following takes a ‘meta theological’ or overall Biblical narrative approach in trying to answer the question – ‘What are the big Biblical ideas that help us to find our way in these … Continue reading

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Gospel Implications for Today’s Church

Mark Thompson, in his article, “When to Make a Stand” in the Autumn 2016 Edition of Essentials (Part 2 in the Winter edition) provides an excellent balance to the paper by Brian Rosner, “When Christians Differ” (Essentials Spring 2015). The … Continue reading

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A Christmas Reflection

And so another year fades to an end but then that fading light is overwhelmed by radiance of memory once again an uncommon birth in a common stable the divine indwells the profane light enters the darkness a light that … Continue reading

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