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Re-imagining Nativity

This reflection was first published in The Wesley Journal,Volume 67, Issue 2. The miraculous event of the incarnation, which is celebrated each year at Christmas, pierces through the darkness of the world with the radiance of its truth.  It would do followers of Jesus Christ well to imagine the nativity scene unfolding before us and watch […]

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Abide in Love

God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. 1 John 4:16 In a sermon on 1 John 4:16, which was delivered on 09 November 1930 to commemorate Armistice Day, Dietrich Bonhoeffer poses the following question to his congregation: “How can the [human] who hates [their sibling] […]

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I’m a Christian, but I’m not … like Kim Davis

Yesterday, I watched Kim Davis stand on stage to “break her silence” moments after being released from jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on the grounds of her literal, biblically fundamentalist Christian conviction – which undoubtedly shapes her conscience. Our beliefs ought to guide our actions and here is a woman […]

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