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  • The Styx
    Whether you need technical help, have a question or a bright idea about the forums, or just want to practice your BBCode before you wreak havoc elsewhere, welcome to the Styx.
    RSS Feed 31 discussions 1.3K commentsMost recent: BBCode practice thread by Boogie11:02AM
  • Heaven
    Tell a tall story, recommend a movie, share a recipe, confess your TV binge watching, discuss whether the church cat should wear liturgically correct collars. Welcome to paradise.
    RSS Feed 34 discussions 1.1K commentsMost recent: Favourite petty controversies by balaam11:27PM
  • Purgatory
    Pull up a chair, get your brain in gear, and prepare for some serious time in Purgatory. This is our proper debate space for theology, ethics, politics, science, tech and culture.
    RSS Feed 40 discussions 2.2K commentsMost recent: The Novichok affair by stetson11:30PM
  • Hell
    Got a complaint, a rant or a personal argument to settle? Add it to the uproar – so long as you have an infernally thick skin to match. But first, read and become one with the Hell guidelines.
    RSS Feed 15 discussions 588 commentsMost recent: Share the Road by KarlLB10:56PM
  • All Saints
    This is the place for all things community, with crew meets, birthdays, announcements, congratulations and prayer requests. Just arrived here? Say hello on the welcome thread.
    RSS Feed 29 discussions 1.4K commentsMost recent: Praise & Thanksgiving by Curiosity killed11:13PM
  • Ecclesiantics
    Looking for the rite stuff? This is where we talk about everything to do with church liturgy and worship practice, from thuribles to tambourines, plus Mystery Worshipper reports.
    RSS Feed 11 discussions 326 commentsMost recent: Holy Communion on Good Friday by Gracious Rebel10:51PM
  • Kerygmania
    This is Ship of Fools on the Bible, where we look at biblical books, passages, episodes, characters, and even individual verses. Find online Bibles here: Bible Gateway, Oremus and Crosswalk.
    RSS Feed 15 discussions 283 commentsMost recent: John 8.6 by RdrEmCofE5:56PM
  • The Circus
    Anyone for celebrity death pool? Or everlasting sentences? How about a round of spot the weird headline? For quizzes, wordplay, polls and competitive hymn writing, look no further.
    RSS Feed 16 discussions 1.1K commentsMost recent: Three Word Story by Curiosity killed11:16PM
  • Dead Horses
    All the usual subjects that are flogged just a bit too enthusiastically are corralled here so they don't have to be endlessly rehashed on the other forums. May contain nuts.
    RSS Feed 13 discussions 50 commentsMost recent: The Role of Women in Church and Househo… by Leorning Cniht7:42PM
  • The 8th Day
    Currently running: Write or Wrong, a place to discuss the process of writing. If you want to write, try to write, or write and get it wrong, join us and see how others can help.
    RSS Feed 17 discussions 130 commentsMost recent: Writing the middle of a story by Caissa6:46PM
  • Limbo
    The threads that were reasonably deserving while they were alive are sent here for long-term storage. They're archived for reading only.
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