A reflection about being sent to continue Jesus' work of forgiveness. Focussing on John 20:19-23
Easter hope after Christchurch. A reflection on Luke 24:1-12. I show a number of videos in this reflection: The haka outside the Al Noor Mosque (Tenei Te Ruru begins at 00:47) - I play three excerpts of this through the reflection 1973 All Blacks haka contrasted with the 2015 All Blacks haka Jacinda Ardern's speech [...]
A reflection on forgiveness focussing on Luke 15:11-32
A reflection on Psalm 63. What prayer can we offer to God in the place of extremity? What can we ask of God in our worst times, our most soul thirsty places?
A reflection on Luke 13:31-35 in the light of the horrific events in Christchurch
A reflection on the Temptations of Jesus in the Wilderness Luke 4:1-13. I quote from this article by Waleed Aly. Warning: this reflection refers to sexual abuse.
A reflection on the story of the Transfiguration Luke 9:28-36
A reflection on the Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do to you." Luke 6:27-38 I refer to this episode of Background Briefing (in particular the last 5 minutes), and this ABC news article.
A reflection on Luke's Beatitudes (Blessings) – Luke 6:17-26