The Lectio Letter

By Liam Byrnes

A Fortnightly newsletter with links, music, recipes and one article from me focussed on Christian formation, Theology and Discipleship

A Fortnightly newsletter with links, music, recipes and one article from me focussed on Christian formation, Theology and Discipleship

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#48・

The Lectio Letter - Issue #48 - How (not) to change the world, Part. 1

Well friends, it has been the longest hiatus between editions of the Lectio since I began this project so truly I apologise, but as you see in the status board below, things have been very busy. I'm grateful for your patience…and the second part of this will …

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #47 - What is "Kingdom" work?

Well friends, it has been a little while since the last Lectio, I apologise, but as you see in the status board below, things have been busy. Thanks for your patience...Welcome to Issue #47 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with mus…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #46 - A Short tirade on why "Religion" doesn't need to be a dirty word

Welcome to Issue #46 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.As a member, you get access to all the previous issue’s even if you only just signed up recen…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #45

Welcome to Issue #45 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.As a member, you get access to all the previous issue’s even if you only just signed up recen…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #44 - How do Christians Change? | Part 1

Welcome to Issue #44 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.As a member, you get access to all the previous issue’s even if you only just signed up recen…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #43 - All the books I read in 2021 reviewed!

Welcome to the First Edition of the Lectio Letter in 2022, this is going out to all 60 subscribers rather than the regular merry band of 25 paying members.The Lectio Letter helps fund my book-buying habit need and in return, you get 2 articles a month, plus s…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #42 - This Christmas we don't escape we Inhabit

Dear Friends, A Very Merry Christmas Day to you! I am sure this email will (rightly) be discarded in favour of much celebration and be read a few days after Christmas maybe, or for the very digitally disciplined maybe even in the new year. It's been an enjoya…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Advent 2021 - Issue #4 - Learning from Mary that Hope takes Practise

This is the Fourth Sunday of Advent. This season, instead of my regular loooong Lectio’s, I have sent out some short(er) thoughts to encourage us to live in God’s time, to live in the Christian Calendar. If you missed the last couple and are a paying member y…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Advent 2021 - Issue #3 - Who has the time to wait to become Citizens?

This is the Third Sunday of Advent. This season, instead of my regular loooong Lectio’s, I am sending out some short(er) thoughts for members-only of this Lectio Letter to encourage us to live in God’s time, to live in the Christian Calendar. If you missed th…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Advent 2021 - Issue #2 - The World is getting undressed

This is the second Sunday of Advent. This season, instead of my regular loooong Lectio's, I am sending out some short thoughts for members-only of this Lectio Letter to encourage us to live in God's time, to live in the Christian Calendar.

 
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The Lectio Letter - Advent 2021 - Issue #1 - Happy New Year Christians!

“O holy Child of Bethlehem,descend to us, we pray;cast out our sin, and enter in,be born in us today.We hear the Christmas angelsthe great glad tidings tell;o come to us, abide with us,our Lord Emmanuel!”

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #37 - Learning to Lament with the Psalms

Welcome to Issue #36 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.As a member, you get access to all the previous issue’s even if you only just signed up recen…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #36 - The Difficult Work of being "For" something

Welcome to Issue #36 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.Sharing is CaringAs ever, If you think this or any previous articles would be interesting or …

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #35 - Deconstruction without Destruction?

Welcome to Issue #35 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.There are a few new subscribers to this email this time, so just to remind you that there are…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue 34 - Will the Conservatives or Progressives Save the West?

Welcome to Issue #34 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.There are a few new subscribers to this email this time, so just to remind you that there are…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #33 - Why is it better for Jesus to leave?

Welcome to Issue #33 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and an article written by yours truly.This editions article is on Why, as Jesus says in John 16, it is better that He goes away. Th…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #32 - The Strength of Gentleness

Welcome to Issue #32 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and at least one original article by me.This edition's article reflects on our call to gentleness in contrast to #31 where I explor…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #31 - The Anger of Jesus

Welcome to Issue #31 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and at least one original article by me.This edition's article comes from a transcript of a "zoom sermon" I gave for friend at Hill…

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #30

Welcome to Issue #30 of the Lectio Letter. This members-only newsletter is filled with music, film and food suggestions, links, and at least one original article by me.The last article reached you from Croatia, while this one is coming from Istanbul, Turkey! …

 
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The Lectio Letter - Issue #29 - What kind of smoke fills the temple

This edition's article is called "What kind of smoke fills the temple" and reflects on the form not just the content of modern worship environments and how they might be impacting us more that we think!If you've missed any of the last articles then you can re…