April 24, 2017

Ephesians 2:11-21

Therefore, remember that formerly you who are Gentiles by birth and called “uncircumcised” by those who call themselves “the circumcision” (which is done in the body by human hands) — remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded...

September 21, 2016

I am privileged to have been raised in the church my whole life. Recently, I’ve become aware how much each church I have attended over the years has brought different aspects of my character to light and shaped who I am today. What an incredible journey!

 

I was raised...


John McClean’s recent Pulse article Does Complementarianism promote Domestic and Family Violence? [i] noted that while complementarian theology does not in any way promote violence against women, patriarchal thinking does have some inherent risks. This current article...

March 17, 2016

I’m tired of Christians using the word community without meaning it.

As I said before:

“I think the church must display an even deeper expression of community in our world. We are after all, a community which is modelled in some sense on the God who is Father, Son an...

March 15, 2016


I’m tired.
 

I’m tired of people, especially leaders of Christian organizations and churches, using the word community without really meaning it. I’m tired of seeing the word unthinkingly slotted into vision statements, mission mottos and the written values in a church...

February 5, 2016


I was talking recently with someone who has been very involved in inner city mission work for many years now. He was telling me stories about the homeless, marginalized, and destitute that he regularly connects with and tries to help. Some stories were so sad that my...

November 22, 2015

Recently I had an experience where I was sharing in a group with other Christians. We were all speaking very openly about some of the issues that we were struggling with in our lives. As one member of the group spoke about the difficulties that being experienced, I fel...

August 5, 2015

Recently I have been feeling the need to grieve. 
 

Nothing major just feeling slightly ripped open, bitter, revolted by, tortured by, sick, cut by the ugliness in our world today. I want to cry, go numb, throw things, weep, throw up, groan because of all the manifest d...

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