A message from Neville

A couple weeks before Neville passed, he wrote down his thoughts about the upcoming election and proposals to be voted on. We thought you may want to read what was on his heart. Here are some thoughts relevant to the proposed referendum. Jesus said in John 10:10  “The thief comes...

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On the Right and Left of Jesus

As the disciples approached Jerusalem, they sensed the good thing they had going with Jesus was soon to end.  James and John seized the opportunity, for all they knew it may have been their last.  “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do us a favor.”  36 “What is your request?”...

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A Whiff of the Cross

The house was basic, but its simplicity was offset by the beautiful perfume wafting among the guests.  Simon who owned it, for years had been a leper, an outsider and ironically a pharisee (Lk 7:36) but now he was clean.  And the guy who cured him was why people wanted to be there. The decor didn’t matter, the intoxicating aroma made the ordinary beautiful.  The pieces of a broken alabaster vase lay discarded on the floor.  A woman, a...

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Pen of Den – Near

The default location for God in our psyche is that he is remote.  That relationally he has socially distanced himself from us because he is holy and powerful and we are not, and that our proximity will somehow contaminate him.  Of course, that wouldn’t be in your thinking, just in...

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