Visit of the Primus, the Most Rev Mark Strange

It was great to be with the Primus, the Most Rev Mark Strange this morning in St Mary’s in which he talked about authority and what he’s been discovering since being elected as Primus.

Here’s his sermon:

Here’s the forum conversation we had after the service in which we talked about he Anglican Communion, the Scottish Episcopal Church, how we relate to the Church of Scotland and other churches in Scotland and lots more:

Here’s the Q and A with questions from the congregation:

New Year Predictions for 2018

  1. General Election in the second half of the year.
  2. “…and as the polls close, our exit poll predicts that the Conservative Party is unlikely to be able to form a new government…”
  3. The next but one leader of the Conservative Party becomes Ruth Davidson MP.
  4. The hipsters get bored of vinyl and discover cameras with actual, you know, film.
  5. No date for a new referendum on Scottish Independence.
  6. No progress for LGBT affirming Anglicans in England.
  7. Progress for LGBT affirming Anglicans elsewhere, particularly Brazil.
  8. Increasing realisation that sexual abuse is part of church culture. #churchtoo #metoo.
  9. FTSE lower at the end of 2018 than it is at the beginning. (7687)
  10. The end of the beard.