Following God In Mission

Following God In Mission

The first story in the Book of Acts sees Jesus commission his disciples to go into the world and be his witnesses. (Read the story here) While this is a command he gives specifically to the remaining eleven apostles, it’s still something we can do today. The...
Jesus is Risen (Easter Sunday)

Jesus is Risen (Easter Sunday)

The empty tomb stands at the centre of the Christian Faith. While Jesus’ death on Good Friday seemed like a catastrophe, his resurrection showed his disciples that he was, the fulfillment of their hopes. Jesus’s resurrection solves their immediate...
Good Friday – A Dissonant Chord

Good Friday – A Dissonant Chord

The Good Friday story finds Jesus’ disciples caught in an in-between space. Like Music with dissonant chords that have yet to find resolution, so they wrestle with the dissonance of Jesus’ death. Their experience speaks to ours as we live in a broken world...
God Works in Ways We Don’t Expect

God Works in Ways We Don’t Expect

How does a crowd welcoming Jesus into Jerusalem turn to a mob calling for his death by Friday?. Jesus elicits such a powerful response because he fails to meet the people’s expectations. While they’re looking for political deliverance, Jesus is trying to...
Jesus is the Way to God

Jesus is the Way to God

Our deepest needs–security, belonging and significance–can only be properly met by God. But if we agree with this statement we still have no way to come to God. To do so requires that we have some way of interfacing with the divine. As it turns out, Jesus...