As a Man, Jesus said some things that startled His listeners. He taught them to trust that He could forgive sins, something only God could do. As the incarnate, infinite and eternal God, Jesus was equally startling in that He was genuinely interested in the amount of wine at … [Read more...] about This is My Father’s World
Life in Christendom
What is the vision of life that we are called to delight in? What does life under the throne of grace look like for families, cats and bankers? Here is my attempt at making some inroads into the beauty of a Christ centred life.
In another era, 1 Peter 3:18-22 would be a fairly straight forward matter with everyone present adding a joyful amen to the visible inclusion of someone into the visible body of Christ. But, we live in confusing times and things are no longer so straight forward. And so, when … [Read more...] about The Baptised Body
One of the reasons we have for believing that there is a Creator in whose image we have been made is our desire to go about creating. And, one of the reasons we have for believing that our relationship to this Creator is in a bit of a mess is that the things God creates, He … [Read more...] about Because Time is No Healer
Sunahan and Kahalek, two of the 35,000 Yali people of Central New Guinea, stopped their search for sweet potatoes, dropped their digging sticks and ran. An arrow whizzed past them. The target? A meal of human flesh for Heluk River cannibals. Rather than head for the safety of … [Read more...] about A City of Refuge
Intrigue or value. A week in the Bahamas or a bin full of dirty nappies. A company car and cocktails in Double Bay or split ends, a runny nose and four hours in a hospital waiting room. A mother's sacrifice is considered pretty mundane. It lacks the intrigue and allure of … [Read more...] about Mothers ~ Makers of Humanity