How we can overcome pride for the sake of our relationships and for the sake of God’s world

Last month I wrote about the intense harmfulness of pride, this originally was one whole post, but far too long – so this post needs the one before, so you can read part one here. Although it is… Read More

Why the inability to be wrong is destroying us, our relationships and our world

No one likes to be wrong, and often admitting we were wrong seems like adding insult to an injury, yet it is an absolutely crucial ability for humans to foster. When we consistently refuse to cultivate humility we… Read More

If everything is Holy can anything be Holy?

Often I’ll say, and hear others wonder aloud ‘Where did the time go?’. I marvel at how life has become submerged in one continual tapestry that I can’t quite tease into recognisable components. Other times I observe the… Read More

2 Ways Jesus’ childhood can teach us about effective discipleship

Often in conversations where people speak of Jesus, it seems like Jesus’ lifestyle and behaviours were effortless to Him, downloaded as it where. Now while that might be an attractive idea for our current instantaneous generation, I actually… Read More

How to be the Church in an unjust economy | Part 2

Last week I wrote about how we are caught between the tension of equipping people to step out of poverty but not wanting to agree with the values of an economy that strips culture and language from people… Read More

How to be the Church in an unjust economy | Part 1

Much has been made, more recently of the significance of systemic injustice and common-place unspoken privilege as it relates to those considered on the fringes or margins of society. Even 5-10 years ago I remember a common optimism… Read More

Atonement for Dummies (of which I am one)

I was whisked through my theology undergraduate work at such a pace and such an accelerated specialisation I never got to properly engage the atonement. It was like taking a coach tour of London by driving the ring… Read More

Putting Jesus back together again

Something of a wordplay occurred to me today. I think I have heard it somewhere before1, but maybe you haven’t and so, I’ll share it with you. Making it right before taking communion I’ve been thinking about the… Read More

Bono and Eugene Peterson on the Psalms

The Testimony of Community | Richard Rohr

Paul’s communities are the audiovisual aids he can point to, giving credibility to his statements about new life. To people who ask, “Why should we believe there’s a new life?” Paul can say, “Look at these people. They’re… Read More