"it is time to consider carefully the role of Christ and God in our lives"
should the Methodist Church of NZ increase its public profile?
reflections on how international discontent and terror also personally affects us
memories of our childhood street colour our view of the world and how we behave
rituals provide structure to ours lives, but there are lean pickings the poor and out-of-work, homeless; what can the church provide?
a grim story of the aftermath of world war
George analyses Robert Frosts poem and concludes that we all have a choice -to construct and mend the wall around us to make ourselves safe. Or to tear down the fences, look out to our neighbours, talk with them, and not wall them in or out.
what is the path of Christ in this age?
a very inciteful discussion on our distance must be bridged between cultures, past and present times, Christian tradition and present faith, and bewteen what I should be and what I am; the distance leads to strangeness and discomfort and challenges us to see meaning for the present and the future.
Hymns resonate today because they point to a quintessential value we all cherish. The notion of caring for others, whether reflected in a benevolent God, or in the life of a true humanitarian is what we all aspire to. Being in the other's shoes gives us a better perspective.
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