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Just In Time – Part 2

April 7th, 2021|

In Part 1 of this blog I argued that to view God as ‘outside of time’, in the way we usually imagine, effectively reduces God to the role of passive spectator, merely observing events unfold in exactly the

Just In Time – Part 1

April 1st, 2021|

It’s time we talked about time; about how we understand the past, the present and the future.  And fundamentally, how we believe that God perceives these. Because most Christians have been taught, or have simply come to accept,

Distinguishing Pressure

February 25th, 2021|

Mk 3:20-22  Now Jesus went home, and a crowd gathered so that they were not able to eat.  When his family heard this they went out to restrain him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” The experts in the law who

Struggling with Glory

October 7th, 2020|

I suspect ‘Glory’ is one of those words that christians tend to use without having much idea of what it actually means.  Sometimes an expletive and sometimes an acclamation, neither use provides us with much substance.  When we

Necessary Repetition

September 17th, 2020|

In Jn 21, after enabling Peter to land a remarkable catch of fish, the resurrected Jesus has an intensely personal conversation with him, checking Peter’s heart attitude, directing him to care for others and hinting at the future

All kinds of impossible

May 20th, 2020|

All kinds of impossible  Mk 9 Jesus asked the boy’s father, ‘How long has he been like this?’ ‘From childhood,’ he answered.  ‘It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But if you can do anything, take

LATEST POSTS

Necessary Repetition

September 17th, 2020|

In Jn 21, after enabling Peter to land a remarkable catch of fish, the resurrected Jesus has an intensely personal conversation with him, checking Peter’s heart attitude, directing him to care for others and

All kinds of impossible

May 20th, 2020|

All kinds of impossible  Mk 9 Jesus asked the boy’s father, ‘How long has he been like this?’ ‘From childhood,’ he answered.  ‘It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But if you

Composting my Character

April 1st, 2020|

I’m surely not the only person to be making use of enforced time at home to catch up on work in the garden.  There are some things that I put off for as long as