“Aslan is a lion- the Lion, the great Lion.” “Ooh” said Susan. “I’d thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion”…”Safe?” said Mr Beaver …”Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.” C.S. Lewis (The Lion, […]
I observed the church for a week. I saw enacted before me a vision of the community of believers as it was intended. People gathered in their weakness. The church does not shy away from mistakes. People believing even when it seems futile, and being rewarded! God is faithful. The few who are deeply in […]
What is it to be normal? What is it to have dignity? What is it that drives us to fit in? What is it that makes us want to be recognized and respected?
I admit it. I’m a band nerd. I take private lessons on my instrument, participate in every possible band opportunity available and practice on average 900 minutes a month. So needless to say I was quite excited when the time came around for the band trip.
Easter is upon us. A time to ponder and reflect. To cry and weep. To laugh and celebrate. To eat chocolate, to watch the arrival of spring, and the renewal of life. For some it is the time of love and joy, for others it is a time of great sorrow. And for the follower […]
In light of the recent Kony 2012, an interesting question arises for the follower of Christ. In Matthew 5 in Jesus’ sermon on the mount he says: “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be […]