Monthly Archives: November 2014

Empowerment, Alienation, Waiting.

When I was 28, I discovered for the first time the limits of my ability to ‘do things’ about technology. Here is what happened. The exhaust manifold on my car blew a gasket. I thought “This can’t be too hard … Continue reading

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Why the Bible is not the Word of God, but Jesus is the Word of God, and can be found within its pages

At our Fête on Saturday the following conversation took place “See that man over there? He might come to our Tuesday group, but he doesn’t come to church.” Me: “How Come?” “He said that once you preached that the Bible … Continue reading

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Experience, Narration and Community: Reflections on a Visit to the Doctor

While the dimensions of my experience at the doctor’s may be very different in degree from some of the more traumatic things that happen to soldiers in war, or to people becoming Christian, this small event highlighted for me some of the important facets of Christian life, as I tried to tell the story of my visit to the gastroenterologist. Continue reading

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The Archbishop’s Doubts and Questions: When to Express them? What kind of Faith? Who is Faithful?

What is important is not our faithfulness, but God’s. This is what Luther was emphasising when he said ‘Sin Boldly, but believe more boldly.’ Continue reading

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