The Right Time

Occasionally I conduct a live BBC Radio Devon service on Sunday mornings and recently did one where I spoke about 'time' in the context of Pentecost, looking at the significant difference between 'chronos' time and 'kairos' time.  A few people have asked for my notes, so here they are. "We’re not at Pentecost yet as... Continue Reading →

Apocalyptic Imagination

The apocalyptic imagination Eugene Peterson talks of gives us a sense of 'deep time' - a sense of 'ages' that transcends the compulsion of time-management experts.  But the working environment of pastors erodes patience and rewards impatience.  People are uncomfortable with mystery (God) and mess (themselves).  They avoid both mystery and mess by devising programs... Continue Reading →

You’re Too Busy To Read This

If you're busy and you know it clap your hands....Now get back to work you slacker! We are all suffering from the disease - the dis-ease - of of what someone has called "hurry sickness."  We glory in telling others how busy we are, we justify our Sabbaths and relaxation with movement and activity just... Continue Reading →

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