Tag Archives: welcome

I Was A Stranger

“[Millennials are] tired of the culture wars, tired of Christianity getting entangled with party politics and power. Millennials want to be known by what we’re for …not just what we’re against. We don’t want to choose between science and religion … Continue reading

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God With Us, God For Us

In the midst of a hard few days, I give thanks for this beautiful place of welcome. God with us, and God for us.

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Not a Chance

May I just say this – in the hope that it might help all of us who have been hurt by the Anglican Primates’ decisions this week: Nothing can separate us from the love of God. Neither death nor life, neither angels … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

This is always the invitation. I may get tired of dragging all my “inner luggage” to God, and dropping it there, time after time after time, and so often the same stuff, and feeling as if nothing changes with some of … Continue reading

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In The Questions That Real Life Asks

“The movement of Jesus is always from the outside-in: welcoming, inviting, including. Jesus was always including people, bringing them in from the outside.  As James Alison has noted, for Jesus there was no “other.” All were welcome members of his … Continue reading

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In From the Cold

   A drawing from my last retreat. “In From the Cold” is the title I gave it at the time.

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Whoever Has Ears, Let Them Hear

A little tip for (a particular brand of) priests and pastors and ministers: it is unwise to make assumptions and generalisations. It is unwise to undervalue anyone’s faith life. I walked into a church today, for the evening service. The newest … Continue reading

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