Jesus' anointing at Bethany: the heralding of a new spiritual, economic and political empire.
On how we oppose injustice by dehumanising dehumanizers or by constructing a notion of 'fighting for justice' as a battle in opposition to an 'other' + thoughts on a way out.
Not a place to retreat to, but equipment to go out in.
Brief thoughts on the philosophy I'm reading.
How vitamin B12 supplements are becoming dear friends.
May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may boldly apply the truth of Christ and love as he loved.
Lucy and I went to the political protest that happened in London on Monday. Here's why.
The unease and uncertainty of the American election and how it impacts on me.
Justice is working for restoration, working to make the world more reflective of the grace and love of the gospel message. In the Lord’s Prayer we pray ‘your kingdom come’. It’s recognition that the world, as it is, is a broken one – one of pain, suffering and injustice, where stories often don’t come with happy endings. It’s also a call to action, that in the way we live our lives, we should bring the justice of God’s kingdom to the injustice of the world that we know.
Through Jesus, I know the hope that is the beauty of God’s kingdom. The hope and joy of a perfect love. An understanding that there is something more beyond the visible brokenness of the world, and a yearning to act in ways that brings the goodness I know to the badness I see.
It is because of this that I am passionate…
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The whole of the Bible leads us towards seeking a world that models God's justice. Here's how to do that.