Chastity has a long tradition in the Christian church. Long before the toxic purity culture turned it into a poisoning and damaging mindset the men and woman of the monastic tradition where practising self imposed chastity to sharpen their minds … Continue reading
God Made me Kinky. That’s how I know God is ok with BDSM and kink. Because if God made me this way then it surely can not be bad in God’s eyes. BDSM is not a sin if explored safely … Continue reading
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A dear friend of mine has recently exhibited a piece of artwork in an exhibition for artists in recovery held in a cathedral. The piece explores the overlap between donating blood and the eucharistic act of sharing Body and Blood … Continue reading
This sermon was preached in a parish church on the feast of St. Mary Magdalene 2018 based upon teh Ressurrection narrative from John’s Gospel here.
“Take, eat, this is my body broken for you” When it comes to intimacy with God, no other act of worship or devotion brings us closer or deeper into contact with the Divine than the Eucharist. In the Eucharist, or … Continue reading
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In the world of Christian liturgical worship clothing is very important, and when used correctly can bring a whole other dimension to the experiences of those involved. Special types of clothing worn by those leading worship (and occasionally those participating … Continue reading
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Holy week begins today on Palm Sunday which is the day when Christians remember Jesus’ entry into Jerusalm on the back of a donkey an event that occurs in all four of the Gospels. It’s a brash outlandish public display of … Continue reading
So a few weeks ago I spent some time in a silent monastery, and what does one do in a silent monastery? One spends time in silent prayer. The trouble with silent prayer though is whilst you are busy … Continue reading
It’s the feast of Christ the king today so here’s my sermon for a small rural church based on Luke 23.33-43 A reading from Psalm 24 7 Lift up your heads, O you gates; and be lifted up, you everlasting … Continue reading
Deuteronomy 10.20: You shall fear the Lord your God; him alone you shall worship; to him you shall hold fast, and by his name you shall swear.