In The Long Run

We all get only one trip through this world in Christian tradition – not successive incarnations, ‘do-overs’. Each mortal moment is all the more precious, and we each and all need more grace and mercy to get on with the next moment. Are we wasting your time? Spending mine? What were we saving it for or from?

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Don't Blame Me?

God’s church includes all nations, and apparently does not favour our Protestant European colonial churches. But even when co-religionists arrived in Canada over the past 60 years, looking for Methodist, Presbyterian, or Congregational homes, we did not welcome them well. Belatedly – let’s celebrate God’s church.

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Beyond Christian Unity

What does it mean to ‘read’ scripture, or any text? It’s more than decoding ‘squiggles on scraps’. You have to figure out who wrote for whom in what context, and what that might mean to me or to us in my or our context. That’s a first order of reading, with a fancy name ‘exegesis’.

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