Coronavirus and the challenge of isolation

It's weird, it's foreign to us! Short spells, OK, but for days or weeks, most of us are struggling to do it. We weren't designed and made for it! With the outbreak of coronavirus and various governments endeavours to manage it we have had to go into voluntary or legislated isolation, an isolation we're discovering … Continue reading Coronavirus and the challenge of isolation

Kingdom loving 3

The challenge to love like God does is massive. It is the radical message of the New Testament. More radical than we are prepared to admit. A love that forgives enemies. A love that forgives seventy times seven. A love that desires to bless. A love that goes on and on - strange how in … Continue reading Kingdom loving 3

Conflict Resolution in the Church

‘I’ll sue’ are popular words today, and there are people out there who are ready to help you do it. We are pestered by telesales people who inform us that we have had an accident or some such thing and more than likely we will be able to get some money out of it. Things … Continue reading Conflict Resolution in the Church

Being Fully Alive

The other week I came across a quote from the church father Iraneus that "the glory of God is a human being fully alive." And it struck me, wow that is God's purpose for us in a nutshell. But then I thought, what does it mean, how are we meant to understand it? What is it be fully … Continue reading Being Fully Alive