transcendence on sale

I was walking down Ponsonby Rd in Auckland when this shop window caught my eye.  TRANSCENDENCE  – SALE.   What a lovely juxtaposition to ponder, what a challenge to our attitudes it contains. In religion, transcendence is a way of describing the aspects of a Gods nature and power that are not confined by the physical… Read More transcendence on sale

six conversations about missionary care in New Zealand – four

In September I attended the Second South Pacific Membercare Conference. A conference for all those involved in missionary care in Australia, New Zealand and across the pacific.  I have spent a lot of time over the last 8 years reflecting on member care, particularly thinking about its foundations and definition.  For New Zealand to lead… Read More six conversations about missionary care in New Zealand – four

six conversations about missionary care in New Zealand – Three

This is the third post in a series considering what we need to talk about as missionary care steps up, upskills and develops as a profession.  I believe New Zealand can lead the way in increasing the professionalism of membercare.  This time I want to start a conversation about understanding what it means to be… Read More six conversations about missionary care in New Zealand – Three

six conversations about missionary care in New Zealand – two

Last month I attended the Second South Pacific Membercare Conference. A conference for all those involved in missionary care in Australia, New Zealand and across the pacific.  I have spent a lot of time over the last 7 years reflecting on member care and I was somewhat disappointed at the level of conversation and engagement… Read More six conversations about missionary care in New Zealand – two

listen to your discontent: the Holy Spirit’s prompt for every woman.

Let’s talk about discontent.  You know all about discontent right?  I know you feel it too.  I know that you have that feeling of restless dissatisfaction, that sense of burning grievance.   Perhaps like me you have that feeling every time you read an article that finds another way to silence women.  Another article that encourages… Read More listen to your discontent: the Holy Spirit’s prompt for every woman.