New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Faith features >

Embrace the cross with the Doctor of the Soul

Elizabeth Ruth Obbard continues her retelling of The Interior Castle by St Teresa of Avila

Now it is time to think about those people who enter the second mansion, those who have already begun to practise prayer on a regular basis, and hear the voice of the Good Shepherd speaking within them. If they cannot do his will immediately at least they are conscious of his call and its sweetness.

God doesn't speak with us directlyat this point. Rather, God speaks to us through the conversation of good friends, through sermons, through reading good books, and other indirect ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Headteacher

North West

ST MICHAEL'S CE HIGH SCHOOL, CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE 'Excellence within a Christian Context' Pending the retirement of our present highly successful Headteacher in December 2015, the governors are seek...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

A vase? You must be kidding

A vase? You must be kidding

Flower festivals have become big business, attracting visitors and funds. Jemima Thackray plots their growth  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Regardless of the amount given, are there fewer people donating to your church than in previous years?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Smug and weird — no wonder it’s a turn-off

Congregations need to welcome newcomers with a sensitivity to their questions and doubts, says Christopher Whitby  Read More

Sun 2 Aug 15 @ 16:19
Download the CT app to your iPhone or iPad. Range of subscriptions available. http://t.co/wxeFZGHDf5 http://t.co/Msuvk2WfxY

Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 18:59
@steveLIVS @RhodesWriter @c_of_e It wasn't our data, it was a survey by the British Election Study. HS