The Anglican Cathedral of Second Life

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Remembering the persecuted church

On 15th November, the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, Helene Milena preached the following sermon in the Anglican Cathedral on Epiphany Island in Second Life. The readings were Psalm 116, 2 Corinthians 4, John 15:18-25.

Some years ago, a British company coined the slogan: “Does exactly as it says on the tin.” They intended to convey that, in a world of over-inflated advertising claims, they were telling the truth about their products. The slogan became so well-known that it has now passed into the language, meaning that something is exactly as it appears to be, or as it claims to be. Meanwhile the company in question has had to abandon the slogan in the cause of honesty as they sell products in tubs and tubes as well as tins! Continue reading