I invite German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer to help reflect on the death of the Iraqi terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. A reflection on the challenge of loving our enemies (Luke 6:27-36).
A reflection on activism in the light of the XR protests this week. I focus on the crucifixion story in John 19 And on the activism of actor Ashley Judd in the area of Gender Equality.
A reflection on what the gospels say about creation, focussing on the first two chapters of John's Gospel.
A reflection for the Season of Creation. We hear the voice of God through the book of Job 38:1-21
A reflection on the Parable of the Lost Sheep Luke 15:1-10
A reflection on 2 difficult bible passages: Jeremiah 18:1-11 and Luke 14:25-33
A reflection on Luke 14:1-14 about the way the Christian gospel clashes with the culture of the world
A reflection on the YES and the NO of gospel liberation. Jesus visits two synagogues in the Gospel of Luke. In one he announces that he has come to liberate the oppressed (Luke 4:16-30), in the second he does just that (Luke 13:10-17). I quote from this podcast episode "God and the Gays" by Phoebe [...]
A reflection on Luke 12:49-56 Jesus is stressing out – what are we to make of his anxiety and how might it help us face the stresses within us and in the world around us?
Guest preacher Colin Hunter reflects on Luke 12:32-40 and Isaiah 1:10-20