Some people explain the work of Jesus as standing between humankind and an angry God - as a kind of buffer, persuading God not to destroy us. But Jesus is God, there is no opposition or conflict within the Godhead! Jesus is God's love manifest in human form. Jesus offers salvation because reconciliation is God's will for me and for you.
in today's world we need the real Christmas, Christmas engaged the way God intended, more than ever before.
God is constantly working on us, with us, for us, and through us. Tomorrow will not be the same as today, because we are always being recreated, and restored, and renewed in response to faith!
It's a good thing that women are coming forward, and sharing their stories. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. We need to get below the waterline, we need to cut inequality off where it breeds. In that respect, we are all guilty, we are all implicated, and we all have a lot of work to do.
Rebekah and I love our home, but it's not for any particular architectural features so much as the fact that it is our home, together, something that - unlike this current address - has been almost four decades in the making.
the angels are already out there, and they are singing their hearts out for us. Can you hear anything? Can you see?