Our Next Theme: The Spirit Is…

There is an ‘I’ in Spirit – in fact there are a lot of ‘I’s’ in Spirit: Inspire, Illustrate, Illuminate, Inform, Incite, Ignite, Invite, Influence, Imbue, Inflame, Infect, and a lot more.  The Spirit is… well, ok, it’s like this…sorta… wait…just like a bit….. ok……The Spirit is …. Well… it’s complicated. We asked what the Spirit doesContinue reading “Our Next Theme: The Spirit Is…”

‘A Spacious Place’

The Psalms are a place I often feel able to find support and clarity in times of crisis. The beginning of Psalm 18 describes a Psalmist in crisis. Someone crying to God for help. After a really descriptive (perhaps even maybe a little bit dramatic?) exploration of God’s response, the Psalmist writes that God ‘broughtContinue reading “‘A Spacious Place’”

Structures or People? Talking like Jesus

Sometimes when I find myself in debates about Christian ethics, I realise that the reason is that we are coming from two very different starting points: It’s hard to sum up these views succinctly but, basically, Bob, and others who prioritise individual ethics, thinks that individual people are the problem, and that people should beContinue reading “Structures or People? Talking like Jesus”