Sunday, July 31, 2022

Luke | All the loneliness money can buy

What can money buy? There are the obvious things, of course. The big house, the nice car, the Rolex. The overseas holiday. The designer dog. But what money really buys these days is distance from other people: large swathes of uninterrupted life. Large house blocks, where you cannot hear or see the neighbours. Private cars, for quiet, independent transport. Restaurants with plenty of space between the tables. Gated apartment buildings, entry by swipe key only ...

Read here, or listen here.

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Hosea | Gomer, the face of God

God is not seen in a violent man, but in a woman known for her love. Exercising a hermeneutics of suspicion with Hosea. Read here, or listen here.

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Luke | Martha made whole

Inviting Christ into your dwelling means being renovated from the inside out. (Listen, or watch on YouTube.)

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Luke | The Good Samaritan: A guided meditation

A meditation in which we use sacred imagination to inhabit various viewpoints, and receive healing at the hands of an enemy. Read here, or listen here.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Galatians | Victoria's new Child Safe Standards, culture change, and the law

What does it take to be a truly child safe organisation? Reflecting on this through the lens of Galatians. Read here.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Proverbs | Wisdom for changing times

Competence is overrated, certainty is boring, golden calves are tacky and dogma is dead. It's the questions which are interesting; it's the wrestling which brings life. Biblical wisdom for changing times ... Read here or listen here.

Monday, June 6, 2022

Pentecost | God's holy breath

ake a breath. The breath which you have drawn in, which fills your blood with oxygen and gives your body life, is the same air which —  who knows? — a pterodactyl breathed and a pobblebonk in the rushes and a kangaroo on a nearby plain. It’s the sigh of a cyclamen on a Florentine hillside and the blow of a blue whale arcing from the sea and the song of every ancestor who has gone before; it’s the original reuse, recycle ...

Read here or listen here.

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