Sunday, May 30, 2010

All Truth

The notion of "truth" is so central to the gospel, but we live in a time when the notion of absolute truth seems naive and old-fashioned. We cannot go back, but there is a way forward, into an experience of truth that truly gives life in our time.
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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Spirited Knowing

How do we know the Holy? It is a spirited knowing -- a knowing that moves from the centre of our being. It is the experience of being known by the Holy. It is communication that uncovers life at its essence. It is knowing life in all its fullness, wonder and beauty.
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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Evolving Faith

Jesus says that the Holy Spirit will "teach you everything and remind you of all that I have said to you." So with the leading of the Holy Spirit, our tradition continues to evolve, and in each new form, rediscovering the power of Jesus' teachings for our life in our world. What are the growing edges of Christian faith today, and how do Jesus' ancient words speak truth afresh to our time?
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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Love Unleashed

Jesus speaks of love as his "new commandment" to the disciples. Is this not something of an oxymoron, to speak of love with the authoritarian language of commandment? Yet, even understood to be more freely given than commanded, love still makes a claim on our lives, makes a powerful impact on the lives of others, and gives life meaning and direction.
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