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Three things about LOVE and the Bible:

This past week, I heard Brian McLaren talk at CEF2018 about creating “studios of love” within our churches. He asked us to imagine yoga studios without mats – just lectures on yoga. 480 more words

Thoughts On Faith

Living our Faith: Prayer

October 7, 2018

Psalm 8

Does prayer come to you naturally?

Do you find yourself in prayer throughout the day, or are you more intentional in your prayer as you set time aside in the morning or before you go to bed? 1,031 more words

Sermon

Feed the Wolves - a sermon for St. Francis Sunday - Matthew 6:25-30

It has been a very strange week. Many of us, indeed not just us but people all over the world have been transfixed by the goings on with our neighbours to the south. 2,092 more words

Progressive Theology

Life is a Gift - LOVE is the point! a sermon for Homecoming Sunday

Homecoming Sunday provided an opportunity to welcome folks home with roses and ice-cream. Readings from Mark 12:28-34 and 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13.  I am indebted to Brian McLaren’s book The Great Spiritual Migration for inspiring me to explore what it might mean to be a church that focusses on learning together how to be LOVE in the world.  1,430 more words

Progressive Theology

CONSPIRE 2018

I have just returned from CONSPIRE 2018 which is based on Richard Rohr’s alternative orthodoxy.  Simply put Rohr is convinced that being Christian has been co-opted and we have lost much of the original intent of Christianity.  358 more words