I'm sure that at some point in your life you have experienced the flashing brilliance of a Kingfisher. I had my third experience recently and was once again left utterly amazed at the sheer beauty of this momentary experience. There are so many ways we can experience something that takes our breath away. A moment... Continue Reading →
Waiting is a dominant theme of Paul and the New Testament. According to Anthony Thiselton, "In everyday life, waiting can suggest dull and static situations like sitting in a railway waiting room, or standing at a bus stop." But Paul uses several verbs to express the range of waiting. We wait for the sons of God to be revealed; creation waits with... Continue Reading →
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/29488949/Nadia%20BW%20Bless%20are%20the...%20Meditation.mp4 With thanks to the excellent team at Holy Ground, Exeter for showing this video recently, and Fr. Simon Rundell SCP for providing it, and of course Lutheran pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber for writing it in her book 'Accidental Saints'. This has the aroma of Jesus all over it.
Below are some "grammatical rules" for talking about Jesus Christ, from Ben Myers Faith and Theology blog (too good not to re-post). He writes, "I'm sure I've missed some important points, but here are the twelve rules I came up with. Each is a negation followed by an affirmation": 1. Not to speak of Christ... Continue Reading →