Archbishop Jonathan Blake

The Most Reverend Jonathan Blake, Presiding Archbishop of the Open Episcopal Church B.A. (Hons), Dip. Pastoral Studies. Bishop's Haven, 105 Danson Crescent Welling DA16 2AS U.K. Mobile: 07767 687711 www.bishopjonathanblake.com bishopjonathanblake@ntlworld.com www.openepiscopalchurch.org www.twitter.com/bishopjonathan The Church is a member of The International Council of Community churches and the World Council of Churches. Married with 5 children.

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Gassed in Tehran, seized in Kabul, helped Mother Teresa, almost murdered, raised £300,000, ordained 1981, street sleeper, pilgrim to Auschwitz, Kenya + Pakistan 4 peace, began 1st inter-faith NHS chapel, wrote text on Parliament, arrested, relinquished his 12 year Anglican post 2 be independent, baptised 1000's in homes, on Mt Snowdon + in circus ring, did wedding underwater, wrote ‘For God’s Sake Don’t Go To Church’, nailed 95 Theses to Canterbury cathedral, arrested, co-founded the Society for Independent Ministry, was consecrated a bishop, co-founded the Open Episcopal Church, did 1st gay wedding on prime time TV, sued Associated Newspapers 4 defamation, co-consecrated 1st women bishops 4 England. Wales + Scotland, accommodated the homeless, took Mass 2 sex workers + posted it, elected Archbishop, arrested 4 taking kids on roof, not charged, founded ‘When No One’s Watching', became an ICV, did Jade Goody's wedding , invited 2 Downing St, wrote 'That Old Devil Called God Again', arrested 4 times campaigning against child abuse, had harassment conviction quashed on appeal, appealing a conviction for breaches of restraining order 2 stop a paedophile

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

THE NEED FOR A THIRD AGE

It's all in a word...

http://positivenews.org.uk/2015/community/18537/integrating-refugees-through-language-learning/

Monday, September 28, 2015

SURFING DISABILITY

Waving goodbye to the darkness....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/adaptive-surfing-championship_5604d589e4b0768126fd0c78?utm_hp_ref=good-news

RENEE HENDRIX

The heartbeats that show the touch of an angel...

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/watch-nurse-reunited-with-babies-whose-lives-she-saved/

Friday, September 25, 2015

QIAN HONGYAN

Inspirational

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/peoplesdaily/article-3246327/Meet-China-s-Basketball-Girl-incredible-story-young-woman-lost-legs-traffic-accident-fought-against-odds-champion-swimmer.html

ADAM FRITZ AND HIS ONE SMALL STEP FOR HUMANKIND

Tomorrow's world...

http://www.buzzfeed.com/tomchivers/paralysed-man-walks-again-using-electrodes-in-his-brain

Thursday, September 24, 2015

PAPA FRANCIS DINES WITH THE HOMELESS AND SHUNS THE LIMO

How it was always meant to be....

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1332/Pope-Francis-Skips-Out-On-Lunch-With-Politicians-To-Have-Lunch-With-The-Homeless

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

WHEN THE SUN AND THE WIND REACH OUT BEYOND HUMAN BARRIERS

The kiss of light and the caress of air that enables...

http://positivenews.org.uk/2015/environment/renewable_energy/18497/in-pictures-off-grid-renewable-energy-provides-lifeline-palestinian-villages/

Monday, September 21, 2015

UNSEEN TOURS

Real commentary from real lives....

http://positivenews.org.uk/2015/culture/art/18484/homeless-led-walking-tours-give-alternative-view-london/

MARILYN MOCK'S KINDNESS

When what seems like the end of the world means you meet an angel....

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1327/Woman-Goes-To-Auction-To-Watch-Her-House-Be-Sold-Good-Samaritan-Buys-It-Back-For-Her

Friday, September 18, 2015

TO CALAIS WITH LOVE

The beautiful side of human nature...

http://positivenews.org.uk/2015/community/18360/five-ways-ordinary-people-helping-refugees-calais/

SHELLY CAWLEY's MIRACLE BABY

When your baby calls you back from the veils of death

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1323/-She-Saved-My-Life-Mother-Is-Awakened-From-A-Coma-By-Her-Newborn-Baby

AHMED MOHAMED'S TIME HAS COME

When an invention went down a bomb...

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/after-false-arrest-for-bringing-clock-to-school-student-gets-celeb-treatment/


Thursday, September 17, 2015

CHILDREN JUST WANT TO PLAY

The language understood across the world.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/danish-police-officer-syrian-refugee_55f8d9d3e4b0b48f67013caf?utm_hp_ref=good-news

WE WELCOME REFUGEES

Remembering that most of us were refugees once....

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/3-heartwarming-scenes-of-europeans-cheering-for-refugees-arriving-by-bus-watch/