In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Furthermore, divorced people are well represented in the churches' pews and pulpits.
- Within the past year I've read newspaper accounts of two Protestant pastors who were suspended from their pulpits for preaching sermons downloaded from the Internet.
- He quoted from scripture and preached from the pulpits of black churches in the cities of key battleground states.
- If it was in the Bible notes, and if preachers taught it from the pulpits of the churches, then it must be true.
- Church ministers swapped the pulpit for the catwalk yesterday as they modelled the latest clerical designs at the clergy's answer to London Fashion Week.
- Gems such as stained glass windows, wooden pews, a pulpit and a stone font are being removed from a church in Crescent Road, Beckenham, before the site is redeveloped.
- Alan's concern was that as a Presbyterian clergyman he might not be permitted to preach in pulpits of the Church of England, but this was not a problem.
- The gay rights movement is uncomfortable with that tack, a skepticism bred from years of anti-gay sermons being delivered from pulpits across the country.
- During the closing weeks of the campaign, a pastoral letter was read from pulpits in Catholic churches repeating the ominous suggestion of excommunication.
- Even the most rational and least decorated of Protestant churches had an unmissable pulpit for the spreading of the Word.
- His book is Growth Fetish and if it weren't for the fact that he was trained as an economist, you might expect him to be holding forth in a church pulpit on the evil of mammon.
- As there was now less need for the nave to be a general-purpose open space, and as preaching became commoner, churches began to fill up with pulpits, lecterns, screens, and benches.
- So he took a bible in one hand and his tape recorder in the other, stood at the little pulpit, a preached a short sermon in Mandarin Chinese.
- The Kirk says there is no reason why portable post offices could not be constructed next to pulpits in churches, though it is more likely vestries or church halls would be used.
- Early Christian churches had no pulpits other than the ambos where scriptures could be read.
- The medieval remains, buried over 2 metres down, were impressive; part of the priory church, a stone pulpit and an unexpectedly well preserved chapel with a basement full of bones!
- Abbot Samson of Bury St Edmunds is said to have preached in the vernacular to his English audience, going so far as to erect a pulpit in the abbey church so that he might be heard clearly.
- In some pulpits of our church, preaching continues to be irrelevant, disconnected and, yes, even boring.
- At the pulpit there was a preacher, dressed in black with long, blond hair.
- The pulpit in the church is designed like the prow of a boat.
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