Monthly Archives: August 2013

How Christians Can Respond to the e.mails encouraging fear and polarisation about Islam

Reflection 1-9-13 I received an e.mail this week which was one of those ‘circular’ e.mails which ask you to ‘pass it on’. There were a number of pictures of Muslim Friday Prayers, with people taking up a part of Park … Continue reading

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Church of England: The problem with its Clergy and its Cultured Despisers

I am reading a book on ‘The English’ first published in 1998 by Jeremy Paxton. He deals in chapter 6 with the Church of England. He quotes a conversation he had.  “I once asked the Bishop of Oxford what you … Continue reading

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Church is God’s ‘Cabaret’, so ‘Right This Way Your Table’s Waiting’

Reflection 18-8-13   We have been having some conversations with our new web site developer, Robert, about how the new site should ‘look’. Before I started to talk to Robert I did not know that each year had its ‘colours’ … Continue reading

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The ‘Wild Man’ in the Tombs meets ‘The Stronger One’

Back in 1975 when I was part of the ‘Para-Church’ movement, we were led by a new testament scholar by the name of Athol Gill. Athol had come to Melbourne from Brisbane and I was part of setting up a … Continue reading

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What Zombies Tell Us

There are numbers of ‘monsters’ that from time to time occupy our popular culture. If you read some other reflections that I have written you will see that my take about daemon possession is that it mostly happens to young … Continue reading

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DRAW NEAR TO LOVE

Originally posted on TWO SIDES TO EVERY COIN AND OTHER MUSINGS.:
  “LOVE is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.”   Eric Fromm

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