Pitchforks or Possibilities?

Pitchforks or Possibilities?

I heard an astonishing story recently. A friend’s mother, well-respected and of deep Christian faith, announced to her grown-up family that she’d converted to another religion. The announcement was met

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Blurring

Blurring

Time has begun to blur under lockdown. It’s hard to know what day it is. One day follows another with little distinction. Phyll and I still look after our granddaughter,

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Toppling domination

Toppling domination

‘In the Roman Empire, you know that those who rule lord it over them; their great ones tyrannize them. But it is not so among you.’   (Mark 10: 42,43) We read

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Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel

In 2015, when Angela Merkel opened the borders of Germany to more than one million Syrian refugees, the German Chancellor grabbed my attention. Now, reading her biography, I’m fascinated. She

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Querying sacrifice

Querying sacrifice

Over 32 years of ministry, I have found leading congregations through Good Friday and Easter Sunday the most demanding, problematic, and rewarding moments of the Christian year. I say ‘problematic’

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