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.
This is a reflection I wrote for a group of LGBT+ Christians as part of their summer reflection series looking at the book of acts. I chose Stephens Martyrdom because I wanted a weighty topic to get behind before the … Continue reading
I spent some time living alongside a community of monks recently and as I’m attempting to write a kink based theology I did some reflecting and tried to view it through the BDSM lens….. with varying results
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This post was originally written for a friend who created an online queer commentary for the letter to the Ephesians. I was given the passage about slaves and masters (for obvious reasons) which can be found here: Ephesians 6.5-9 – … Continue reading
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I was asked to create a 15 minute reflection on my informational journey through college so far and was allowed to be as creative as I liked. I decided to write my journey out with key events and periods and … Continue reading
This is a personal piece with some thoughts I had the other day. I never intended this blog to be somewhere for me to post these kinds of things but I was in a bad place and found that it … Continue reading
This sermon was preached in a parish church on Good Friday 2016 based on the Passion Narrative in John’s Gospel Did Jesus have to die?
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This reflection was written for Holy Wednesday 2016. Based on Judas’ betrayal – John 13.21-32