A little earlier today I posted a link to this article about the BBC Sitcom “Rev”, I’ll be honest, I was a little nervous about such a post but mainly because I have a strong dislike for the Guardian rather than because I had a fore-sense of the response I would get. It’s seems my… Continue reading Thou shalt not blaspheme the holy Rev
It’s all about hands. As the story we’ve been exploring draws to it’s inevitable and terrible, yet glorious conclusion it becomes all about hands. We see the hands that, as the chorus says ‘flung stars into space’ have been made flesh and are now the hands of a servent. Hands that tie an apron around… Continue reading Holy Week 4: Maundy Thursday.
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I posted an article called “Breaking up with Jesus” on Facebook yesterday and got quite a response. I guess in retrospect I should have expected such a response but I often post things that are contrary to a traditionally Christian perspective. It’s intriguing why this post…
For a people who are encouraged by scripture not to stand in judgement over others we in the Church have somehow managed to get really good at it haven’t we. We look at what others do, especially those in other Churches, traditions or demoninations and we call them on all sorts of things that they… Continue reading Holy Week 3: Matthew 26:6-13
When looking at this series through Holy Week it is difficult to glean a nice western 21st century historical time-line through the last week of Christ’s life, as we might wish to. Aside from the way the gospel writers liked to move events around their own accounts in-order to emphasise different facets of Jesus’ teaching… Continue reading Holy Week 2: Matthew 23:1-11
The cursing of the fig tree is one of those passages of scripture that has often given me pause for thought. Why would Jesus act in such a way. It feels almost like he is cross at the tree and like a wizard with a headache takes his anger out on it. Not the way… Continue reading Holy Week 1: Matthew 21:18-27