The Spirit works through us, through our prayers, through our own struggles for holiness and unity, our refusal to obey rulers when they tell us to disobey God. The Spirit works through us as we name the little lords who seek to dominate, to divide and to draw eyes away from love. The Spirit works through us as * sickness-healers, death-defeaters, community-builders, joy-singers, culture-creators, home-makers, wisdom-bringers, darkness brighteners.Read More
“We are not meant to love one another by gritting our teeth, and summoning up super human love powers - love that is patient and kind can only emerge as a response to being loved patiently and kindly.”Read More
Jesus never called anyone to be a church goer; he never gave anyone a list of rational beliefs and asked them to assent; he never set up an organisation and invited anyone to join. He set off on the road to the cross and the empty tomb and he said, if you want to know what life in all its fullness looks like, come and follow me. Pick up your cross, live distinctively, make the sacrifice, be my disciple.Read More
I don’t wish you a Happy Easter today. I wish you instead a hopeful Easter, a hope-filled Easter. Not because everything’s alright - because there’s so much that isn’t ‘alright’, and not because there’s a nice neat answer to our problems, but because Jesus is alive and at work in the messy, muddled thing that we call life.Read More
“Faith says - this is the greatest gift you can give a child. Tell them, share it with them. Give them the gift of God’s presence in their lives.
After all, it we don’t tell them, chances are nobody will.”Read More