Prayers of Adoration & Confession Creating God, you know us better than we know ourselves. You are around us, and before us. From the day of our birth, you have been with us. On the day of our death, you will still be with us. Earth-walking Christ, you understand what it is to be [...]
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Prayers of Adoration & Confession Creator God in the beginning you scattered your seed into the void, let it grow and said that it was good. Your ways are mysterious to us, and your vision unknowable, this earth, our home, is abundant with the outpouring of your love. Your desire for all creation to [...]
"God be with you." Jacob dreams of God's presence with him in an in-between place - descending via a ziggurat (Genesis 28:10-22). Where are you when you are most aware of the presence of the divine? What times and places are the most God filled for you? And if you are interested in seeing a [...]
A reflection on the movie Paul and the Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1-9). Paul the alien (from the movie of the same name) symbolises a new faith for the age of enlightenment. He is a foul mouthed saviour wielding the power of evolution and the knowledge of science. How does his way compare [...]
Blessing & Sending May holy Wisdom, kind to humanity, steadfast, sure and free, the breath of the power of God: may she who makes all things new, in every age, enter our souls, and make us friends of God, through Jesus Christ. Go in peace to love and to serve with the blessing of [...]
How come God is always a man? - reflections on gender in Matthew 11. Where is Jesus on the gender spectrum? He appears to identify as male. But some interesting gender bending happens in Matthew 11:28-30 where Jesus identifies himself with Sophia, Mother Wisdom.
Blessing & Sending In the light of God's promise Go with hope In the warmth of Christ’s love Go in peace In the blaze of the Spirit’s power Go to love And go with the blessing of our God from the Source of all life through the Son of all love by the Spirit [...]
Genesis 22:1-14 - a troubling story. “The story of Abraham and Isaac is a problem for you and your God,” says comedian Sarah Silverman perhaps echoing the doubts of our own hearts. What is the solution? Ignore it, reject it, or explain it away?