How the Simeon from the Christmas story teaches us how to faithfully long for the Kingdom of God

I know I’m a few days late, but do you know who I like in the Christmas story? Simeon. He doesn’t get much press in the story but I love who he is. The longer I live this… Read More

Max Weber and the Protestant Work ethic | In Short

Although you, like me, have likely not read the entirety of german economist and sociologist Max Weber, you have likely, even unwittingly come across its intellectual legacy. Weber in this foundational book for sociological economics is trying to… Read More

The longer we wait, the larger we become, and the more joyful our expectancy.

In winter it seems that the season of Spring will never come, and in both Advent and Lent it’s the waiting that’s hard, the in-between of divine promise and its fulfillment …. Most of us find ourselves dangling… Read More

To Escape or Inhabit, that is the question

This time of year we are drawn to wonder at the incarnation; the word become flesh in Jesus. Many of us are perplexed by the incarnation, mostly because if, like me you have come from traditions that emphasise… Read More

To love someone – Jean Vanier

“To love someone is not first of all to do things for them, but to reveal to them their beauty and value, to say to them through our attitude: ‘You are beautiful. You are important. I trust you…. Read More

A light has come 

Friday Link List | 18th December 2015

Every Friday I’m posting links to things I’ve read this week that I think you might find interesting too, next week I want to start sharing some links readers of the site are finding interesting…If you read something… Read More

A Trinitarian oriented prayer to be repeated throughout the day

Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, Set up your kingdom in our midst. Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God, Have mercy on me, a sinner. Holy Spirit, breath of the Living God, Renew me and… Read More

What’s your inheritance? Prodigals and Inheritance

A short thought on prodigals, inheritance and salvation I’ve been thinking about the impact the words we use in bible translations might have. How they have the potential to mislead us because of our experience of their modern… Read More

Friday Link List | 11th December 2015

Here’s this Friday’s link list, enjoy some reading this weekend; …If you read something you think should be featured submit it here, starting your message LINK LIST SUGGESTION. I spent a crazed evening last Sunday live streaming the… Read More