Category Archives: Culture & justice

Healing our broken humanity

Has anyone had a child ask them recently ‘how many weeks until Christmas?’ When our 4 were younger it usually came up about 2 weeks after they started back at school following the long summer break; like a beacon of … Continue reading

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Global Compassion… Inside Out?

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts… Colossians 3:12 (ESV) Dr. Paul Ekman, Professor Emeritus in Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco, is best known for furthering our understanding of nonverbal behavior. He was also … Continue reading

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Book Review:Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World by the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama explores paths beyond religion to increase compassion in society. Continue reading

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Book Review: Global Church: reshaping our conversations, renewing our mission, revitalising our churches

In Global Church: reshaping our conversations, renewing our mission, revitalising our churches, Graham Hill nails his thesis firmly on the doors of the Western Church and Academy: Those of us in the West need a new narrative. It’s time to … Continue reading

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The sound of silence…

  Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of … Continue reading

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What are the things that matter..?

  Intuitively and instinctively we can sense that Martin Luther King Jr. is right. But it might actually turn out to be the prior challenge with which we are really wrestling; what are the things that matter? Do we know? … Continue reading

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Resilience or flourishing?

There has been a lot of focus over recent years on the importance of building resilience as if that were the only sustainable answer to the catastrophic impacts of structural inadequacy. Resilience has to do with the habits and practises … Continue reading

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