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 and a proud Dad.

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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

Friday, October 30, 2015

THE BEAUTY ALL AROUND US

Have eyes that see....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/photographers-restore-faith-in-humanity_562fffcee4b06317990ff8aa?ix06n7b9&utm_hp_ref=good-news

THE SEVEN DOPPELGANGER LINK

We are unique only inasmuch as we are human.....
In realising our common bond, let us be kind to one another....

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1375/This-Guy-Sits-Next-To-A-Total-Stranger-On-A-Plane-Who-Looks-EXACTLY-Like-Him

PAY THE PARKING TICKET WHEN YOU HAVEN'T EVEN BEEN FINED!

Imagine a 'pay it forward' world.....

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/driver-found-parking-ticket-brilliant-6733354

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

MUHAMMAD HASAN

Why Jesus chose fishermen....good hearts....and a passion for life.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rescue-baby-syrian-refugee-sea_562ab25be4b0443bb5641b8d?utm_hp_ref=good-news&ir=Good%2BNews&section=good-news

JOAO PEREIRA DO SOUZA

A penguin's loyalty.

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/penguin-always-returns-from-the-sea-to-visit-rescuer/

Monday, October 26, 2015

REFUGEE CAMP OPPORTUNITIES

Wherever people find themselves there is always the choice to be positively proactive.

http://positivenews.org.uk/2015/economics_innovation/18679/transforming-refugee-camps-boredom-to-hubs-of-innovation/

MUPPET PAL JULIA WHO HAS AUTISM

When TV reflects life rather than fantasy alone, we all benefit...

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1364/Meet-Julia-Sesame-Street-s-First-Character-With-Autism

DR DANIEL IVANKOVICH

It only takes a single person to choose well to transform the lives of thousands...

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/surgeon-treats-100000-patients-unable-to-pay-for-health-care/

Thursday, October 22, 2015

JEWS AND ARABS CHAINED FOR PEACE IN ISRAEL

Spread the good news. Headline such initiatives.

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/hundreds-of-israeli-jews-and-arabs-rally-for-peace/

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

KOBI TZAFRIR

Abraham, Jesus and Muhammad eat together ( Peace be upon them )

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/israel-hummus-cafe-discount-arabs-jews_56263e9be4b02f6a900dc495?utm_hp_ref=good-news

JAMES VERNON

The 75 year old super hero...

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1358/75-Year-Old-Army-Veteran-Saves-16-Children-From-Knife-Attack-In-Public-Library

DUSTY LIULAY

The anointed ones....

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/every-week-boy-packs-100-bags-with-food-for-homeless/

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

GONG XUNHUI

The woman who blinked, the carer who washed and the husband who massaged; a tale of love, commitment and inspiration.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/asia/article4589407.ece

KARI DUANE

Jesus gets married.....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cancelled-wedding-homeless_5624b342e4b02f6a900cd200?utm_hp_ref=good-news

MUI THOMAS

Never be deterred from reaching for the highest despite the brick bats that fly your way

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1360/This-22-Year-Old-Rugby-Referee-Suffers-From-A-Very-Rare-Skin-Condition-Her-Story-Is-Truly-Inspiring

RYAN GIGGS AND GARY NEVILLE

When football's really coming home......

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/uk-football-stars-welcome-homeless-to-stay-in-hotel-for-winter/

Monday, October 19, 2015

MARY COTTER

103 and still volunteering.....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/103-year-old-celebrates-birthday-as-wonder-woman-is-our-new-hero_562117e5e4b069b4e1fbca41?utm_hp_ref=good-news&ir=Good%2BNews&section=good-news

AQEELA ASIFI

Tent School

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/oct/14/award-winning-afghan-refugee-aqeela-asifi-whose-tent-school-empowered-a-thousand-girls

MATIAS FERREIRA

"It just has to be someone with a good heart."

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1359/Marine-Who-Lost-Both-Legs-In-Afghanistan-Explosion-Rescues-Baby-From-Car-Crash

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

ANNIE'S UNEXPECTED FIND

When a hug is all that is needed...

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1353/A-Woman-Protesting-Islam-At-A-Local-Mosque-Gets-An-Unexpected-Response

JARRETT ADAMS

Having the courage and determination not to be crushed

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/former-prisoner-who-learned-law-and-won-release-now-works-in-court-of-appeals/

Monday, October 12, 2015

JULIA WISE AND JEFF KAUFMAN

The world needs those who explore different approaches.......

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3268936/Massachusetts-couple-lives-six-percent-income-away-100-000-year-needs-most.html

WHALES AND LIGHTS

When we are awed into silence as the great creatures play and nature provides our illumination

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/humpback-whales-northern-lights_5615c0c3e4b0fad1591acb7c?utm_hp_ref=good-news

JIM WITHERS

The real Doctor!

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/doctor-practices-street-medicine-as-top-hero-of-2015-watch/

Friday, October 09, 2015

NATE AND QUINN MITCHELL

It's what's in the filling that counts - two kids with great hearts....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/albany-siblings-sandwiches-homeless-birthday_561681a0e4b0dbb8000d4ecf?utm_hp_ref=good-news

SRIN MADIPALLI AND ACCOMABLE

Making dreams come true...

http://positivenews.org.uk/2015/culture/positivetravel/18614/new-disability-travel-site-making-exploring-accessible-for-all/

CHRIS MINTZ

When a single moment reveals what lies true within an angelic heart

http://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/1344/The-Hero-Who-Charged-The-Oregon-Shooter-To-Save-Others-Is-Doing-Fine-After-Being-Shot-Seven-Times

SIKHS DISTRIBUTE THE BREAD OF LIFE

When love achieves communion

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/sikhs-set-up-free-bakery-near-syrian-border/