September 20, 2017

Humility, Martyrdom and Forgiveness

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST   Matthew 18:21-35  I am preparing for a course I am running in Rome at The Anglican Centre and one of the topics I have been […]
September 24, 2018

Power and Service

Power is a seductive, exciting, possibility. Each of us, generally has power in some or most aspects of our lives.  Apart from those who are abused, where each moment of […]
June 5, 2019

Courage and Humility

It takes a great deal of courage and humility to acknowledge differences between one another and to be able to sit with differences, let differences exist and not be frightened […]
September 1, 2019

Humility and Entitlement – Jesus’ Invitation to Dinner

Let mutual love continue.  Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. (Heb. 13:1-2) The ideas and expectations Jesus […]
January 12, 2020

Baptism of Our Lord

This encounter between John and Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel, is remarkable for many things about which we need to be alert and mindful as we read and hear the story […]
September 26, 2020

Does Anyone Care? The Harrowing of Hell.

I want to offer a different critique this week to the Gospel story (Matt. 21:23-32) as I reflect on the questions being asked by Jesus to those who are listening.  […]
October 1, 2022

Act Justly, Love Tenderly, Walk Humbly!

Paul’s letter to Timothy says: For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.  2 Tim.1:7 I […]
October 22, 2022

God’s Blessing

I was listening to the radio this week and people were talking about losing everything they owned, while reflecting on the terrible floods over east.  A woman commented, she had […]