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Archived opinion articles 

Click below to read archived opinion articles from 2019 and early 2020.

We must still be a welcoming Church
Finding a moment with God
We can help to complete God’s jigsaw
Why should I believe in Jesus?
Face masks – a spiritual undertaking?
You will find rest for your souls
Worship strengthens the good in us
Use your time wisely for the Master
Letting God into the whole of your life
Holding God’s hand through the uncertainty
What does it mean to be free?
Do I have to go back to church?
What is an effective church?
People of God have much to remember
Decluttering the mind to make room for God
A response to identity politics
Invite Heaven into your home
How important are our church buildings?
A doorstep prayer for an outpouring of the Spirit
Children of God should be who we are
Getting closer to God on the mountain tops
Loving and caring must be the new normal
Staying Alert is part of our faith
Our empty streets are filled with love
A time for courage, not fear; love, not anxiety
Cathedrals – sacred spaces in troubled times
Searching for rainbows – the sign of God’s love
They were always heroes, and always will be
God can cope with our problems
God gives the strength we need during lockdown
Jesus didn’t keep a social distance
Mind the gap - how to fill our lockdown lives
Pandemics, past, present and future
Being present in the present with God
Self-isolating in the Upper Room
Jesus has the final word on the cross
“Do not be afraid….He has been raised”
We need resurrection hope in testing times
A silence that nurtures and upholds
“Your sins are forgiven”
Lent began last Tuesday
We should welcome the stranger
Is God pointing us to a better future?
Running into the wind
Time enough to fulfil our calling
A good Samaritan in an unfamiliar world
Look after each other and planet Earth
The emancipation of women – 100 years on
God cares about planet Earth
Living intentionally with God’s support
Children – a gift from God
How can we not agree on what’s important?
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The Language of Love at Christmas
All I want for Christmas Is… Hope
Christmas message from the Bishop of East Anglia
A different kind of Christmas
Waiting on Christ
The challenges of an Advent Election
Thank God for our politicians
A gospel of forgiveness of sins
Enough shopping days to Christmas?
The happiest place to live
Was Jesus involved in politics?
God works through us to provide abundantly
God is with us in the flood
Who has the power to tell our story?
Is the message of Jesus relevant in 2019?
He will wipe away every tear
Share a meal and you share life
No Comment - just prayers
Show love by listening without interrupting
The ups and downs of a cathedral Helter Skelter
The Pharisee in the mirror
Being proactive for your faith
Seeing it differently in Norwich Cathedral
Blessed be the fruit
Connecting with God’s creation
Celebrating the colourful diversity of creation
We need a revolution of love now
The Church must listen, and build bridges
Alison’s story – serving others
Noticing people the way Jesus does
7 billion people, and each one special to God
The Holy Spirit empowers us to focus outwards
The magic of musical ministry
No looking back with God
Whose faith do you follow?
“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free”
Only Love can bring us all together
Black Holes – God’s drawing pins
We all need to co-exist on planet Earth
Resurrection Sunday means there is hope
Bishop Alan reflects on the first Easter morning
An encounter with the risen Jesus
Love you to the Moon and back
The resurrection - unlikely but true
A husband’s needs in a Godly marriage
Waiting in the wilderness
Go on-line to spread the Word of God
Original Blessing means more than Original Sin
Should we blame Social Media for all the bad stuff?
Demonstration, Action, Revolution for what is right
Amazing love - more than just a Valentine
Taking time to reflect in a non-stop world
Why not a woman bishop for Norwich?
God cares in the silence
The joys of friendship
Winning God’s race
Happy Birthday Gladys – just don’t say her name!
James, free will, and God’s love
A Woman’s Needs in Marriage
Build bridges, not walls

Opinion articles from 2019 and early 2020
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