Anglican Samizdat

August 22, 2009


Filed under: Alpha — David Jenkins @ 8:39 pm

I’ve just returned from the Alpha Greater Toronto Area Equip & Refresh Conference.

Although I have been a part of many of the Alpha courses that my parish has run over the years, this is the first time we have considered trying a home Alpha course; my wife tells me that I have to be pleasant, welcoming and hospitable, which proves that both she and God have a sense of humour.

I do like the Alpha approach because Nicky Gumbel appeals to reason to make his case for Christianity; I also like the new Alpha promotional video:



  1. That’s funny!! Love it!

    Comment by Kate — August 22, 2009 @ 9:13 pm

  2. Bear Grylls doing a spoof of his own show! (Which is terrible, by the way – don’t depend on his info for surviving in the woods.) I guffawed in a very un-ladylike fashion during this video…

    Oh, and I love the signalling mirror incorporated into the back cover of his Bible. Ray Jardine would approve!

    Comment by NLees — August 22, 2009 @ 10:01 pm

  3. That makes it even funnier!

    Comment by Kate — August 22, 2009 @ 11:37 pm

  4. It’s awfully Protestant, David.

    Comment by Ian — August 26, 2009 @ 11:46 am

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