Precious Invitation

July 3, 2022
Independence and autonomy are highly valued character traits throughout the Western World. They are to be fought for, often with much striving, persevering through pain and disappointment and failure, all…
Creation was intense. The fall of mankind was intense. Holiness interacting with mankind has always been intense. Jesus being sent, being born, being human, being crucified, rising again: all that…
Ask a child to describe air. Ask a fish to describe water. These essential elements are pure gifts, vital carriers of life: air to us, water to fish. Awareness of…
24th Oct 2021 ‘COME BUY WINE WITHOUT MONEY’ John 7:1-14 JESUS THE JEW (in what ways did Jesus conform to Jewish customs? Here and elsewhere in the Gospels?) John 7:14-27…

More like Rugby than Golf

October 3, 2021
A hushed air of solemnity, voices at a whisper, exquisitely, and seasonally, garbed choir and priest, stately readings of Scripture, fully scripted order of service for well-groomed, buttoned-up, sedately seated…

Calling All Sheep

September 19, 2021
Random is not a descriptor of the story of God in Scripture. From Genesis to Revelation there are continuous threads weaving a central theme. The God of Creation, our God,…

True to Jesus

September 5, 2021
Stories can sound accurate until compared with the facts. Two straight lines may look to be parallel until extended further. Measured construction elements may seem accurate until attempts are made…
Because of His bounding joy, God went to meticulous lengths forming us in His image. Then, Adam’s tragic failure in the Garden marred that image. Until that moment when Adam’s…
It was heart-stopping! And it was miraculous! A never-before-seen spectacle! It was chill-inducing! Defying all logic! It was like an unseen hand had cut an invisible cord that was holding…

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