Two weeks ago we gathered together in our new venue (!!!) for the first time in 2017. The topic was ‘Post-Truth’, what it looks like to follow a God of truth when the truth seems to be so blurry these day (see: alternative facts and fake news), or when truth seems to matter less in light of people’s emotions. Continue reading
Eleanor has a listen through Ed Sheeran’s new album ‘divide’ and reviews each track: Continue reading
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
These are my reflections since our last Grace Collective Event: FOMO. The fear of missing out is something which plagues our generation. We over commit in capacity and under commit in quality, or we do nothing because we cannot decide what to do! At our event we had three guest speakers who challenged us on how this attitude aligns (or doesn’t) with the kind of life that Jesus calls us to. I personally was inspired by the stories from those who have given up pursuing multiple dreams and chosen to commit to something through all kinds of seasons, who don’t just duck out when things get tough or boring. This is so counter-cultural in our society! So counter-cultural to my life so far! So here is my rant: Continue reading
“Be still and know that I am God” Ps 46:10
I’m never quiet. I’m never still. Continue reading
Podcasts are amazing. There is a podcast out there for everyone on every topic. From journalism to movie reviews – there is definitely a podcast out there for you. If you’re like me (and I think, most of us) and spend a considerable amount of time on buses/trains/in traffic, podcasts can help you make the most of that time by exposing you to stories from around the world. Here are a few of my favourite podcasts, what are your favourites? Continue reading