Accepting generosity is accepting God

(This blog post is a collation of reflections from this year on what it means to receive generosity as a way for us to be more fully opened to God and His work within us all.) I have always had a love/hate relationship with generosity. It has been a value instilled...

November Newsletter 2018

Matthew 6: 3-4a.  “But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret.” I often find myself in two different states of mind when it is time to send off one of our quarterly newsletters. On...

Family

We believe that the nuclear family unit is very special to God. As God is in community, the Trinity, so too we are to be placed into community that shapes and challenges us, that nurtures and respects us, that provides security and identity. It is one of the reasons...

Augustine Poem

(I wrote this poem while reading Augustine’s ‘Confessions’ – it is part reflection on his writings, part response to how I felt God move in me while reading the text. ‘Confessions’ is well worth the read if you are so inclined.)...

Partnership in marriages – Part 4.3

Respond: Partnering for growth There are two vital and complementary elements to this process. They are described by the words formation and information. Information This requires you, as a mentor, to teach something to the couple/individual. This teaching happens in...