The Bible and the Newspaper

For a number of years now I’ve loved the Karl Barth quote about how we as Christians are called to hold the “Bible in one hand, and the newspaper in the other.” I think it holds a number of ideas pertinent to living as the people of God in 2017.

We believe that the scriptures reveal truths about who God is, but also about how he calls us to live as his peculiar and redeemed people. Continue reading

Shane Claiborne Speaks (Mar 20)

16700343_1381991731856883_731636405973707596_oShane Claiborne (US) is a prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author. His classic book “The Irresistible Revolution” is about the best invitation to a life of justice, community and compassion you can get. It’s done the rounds in New Zealand and transformed the faith of many. Continue reading