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Walls and pews and mindsets: a radical inside out perspective for authentic church

A few years ago, the vicar of my then (Evangelical Anglican) church encouraged the congregation to meditate on the future of that church - so I did, and had a vision of the church turning itself inside out - literally... Continue Reading →

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What is Pyrotheology?

Pyrotheology is a project spearheaded by Peter Rollins that attempts to deconstruct belief-based Christianity and make the tradition relevant to people who feel attracted to it but who are unable to assent in good faith to its creeds and doctrines.... Continue Reading →

Bullied into Belonging

This week has felt like its own Good Friday. By that I mean that through my own experience as well as through stories I’ve read and conversations I’ve had, it seems as though the faith that many of us hold... Continue Reading →

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. - Thomas Merton

The Divine Journey of Self-Discovery

It’s incredibly ironic that I’m writing this piece at 2am. Because today I want to talk about my journey of faith and self-discovery….and the insomnia I’m experiencing right now is directly attributable to this. But to talk about this properly,... Continue Reading →

Solitude is very different from a 'time-out' from our busy lives. Solitude is the very ground from which community grows. Whenever we pray alone, study, read, write, or simply spend quiet time away from the places where we interact with... Continue Reading →

Holding on and Letting Go

The Revelation It was probably 7 or 8 years ago when I started to realize something that caught me by surprise. It seemed that a growing number of my friends and acquaintances no longer attended church. Some of these were... Continue Reading →

Why Psychology and Sociology?

🙂  This category that covers a number of potential topics. Many of us have taken personality tests, such as the Enneagram, while journeying together in The Way Station. It's often helped us to understand ourselves and each other better. We see similarities... Continue Reading →

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