The Significance of water | Salvation, Judgement, Cleansing and Baptism

At first glance, there is nothing striking about water. It makes up much of our planet and we need it to survive. Because of its ubiquitous nature, we are prone to think of it as normal and pedestrian… Read More

Matter Matters

While reading Chris Hall’s – Worshipping with the Church Fathers, I came across this great paragraph from John of Damascus on why matter matters; Chris Hall introduces the importance of a sacramental (God’s graces transmitted in physicality) realism;… Read More

Surviving Seminary | An Interview with Anne Harrington

Six years ago we met Anne Harrington through going on a short term outreach together. It was a formative experience for us, as the place we took our outreach to is the place we stayed, lived and worked… Read More

How the Invisible God becomes Visible | Part 2

In part 1, which you can read here, I wrote about the significance of Jesus becoming the image of the invisible God (a phrase from Colossians), and the significance of the idea of imaging God, which began in… Read More

7 Ways Outsiders Can Help Fuel Movement & Transformation

One of the fine folks we get to interact with every now and again is Brandon Jones. He lives in Nairobi, Kenya and is from the US originally. He is a deep thinker, but also very much a… Read More

How the Invisible God becomes Visible | Part 1

At the beginning of the book of Colossians is this curious phrase; The Son is the image of the invisible God – Col 1:15 It hit me in a new way as I read it last week. To… Read More

The end without end

“There we shall rest and see, see and love, love and praise. This is what shall be in the end without end.”

Tolstoy on Christian non-violence | Isaac Aho

Over the past two years Isaac has been one of my favourite people to talk, drink, think and pray alongside. He recently completed an M.A. in Spiritual Formation with the University of the Nations and lives in South… Read More

Life lived in the same direction as your Prayer

The importance of a life..”lived in the same direction as your prayer…A prayer makes sense only if it is lived. Unless they are ‘lived’, unless life and prayer become completely interwoven, prayers become a sort of polite madrigal… Read More

Not always at straight forward as it seems | a story on African polygamy

“..On one of my trips I worshipped in an African church where nobody knew me. After the service I talked to two boys who had also attended. “How many brothers and sisters do you have?” I asked the… Read More