I offer you no comfort

Luk 12:51 “Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division.” – Jesus John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” – Jesus I...

What if my other shirt breaks?

Luke 3:11 John answered, “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.” It is fascinating for me that at the end of the opening text of this chapter, which introduces John in Luke’s Gospel with a fiery...

May Newsletter 2020

As I prepared to share with you all some news of our family at the moment, I was immediately drawn to our current shared reality of lockdown and the corona virus. I wondered how best to share news of our family, our work and mission in light of what we’re all facing....

Sometimes this petulant child does behave well

Chatting with someone today I realised again my love-hate relationship with the Church – i.e. not just a specific local body, but rather the broader organism that spans the globe. I am often quite disillusioned about this organisation’ presence in the world – by...

Holy Week 2020 – Session 4

The last of four sessions on Luke 15:11 – 32; The Parable of the Prodigal Son. This session covers the character of the father, and the question of the future. In this series I explore some of the aspects of this story as a mirror with which to see ourselves and...