Rabbi Sharon Brous makes a call for hope. She has to set up a caricature of “all religious people in the USA” in order to deconstruct it but it is interesting to see a Rabbi exploring the same kinds of things we have been saying about Emergence in Christianity. “It is the job of our
Next month’s Rock Mass is “Rock Mass Unplugged” in the park with a BBQ. Jonnie Parkin from Luminous has helped us out by cutting a labyrinth into the church park.
Of course Christianity is not political so we’re not allowed to make a stand against oppression.
As we sit in the Square of the Jewish Martyrs in the Old Town at Rhodes the whole world has slowed down. We laze in the late afternoon sun in a small cafe with a glass of beer shaped like a Wellington boot. Over in the corner of the square at the entrance to this
Part three of my musings on identity. “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” – John 10:10 I am not a cradle Christian. I’ve been a follower of the way for a little over 15 years since I arrived at university.
This is the second in my series on identity. Coming out of a series of conversations I’ve had over the last week with friends about “being ‘goth’”. Today I’m bringing “goth” and “priest” together. If I am mentioned in the press I am usually referred to as ‘The Rocking Revered Robb’. My favourite headline was
Yesterday I spent a couple of hours with the Canon Missioner of our diocese discussing the ways in which we develop missional communities. With our involvement in Alt:worship over the past 15 years and having arrived in a new community 3 months ago, Ruth and I have been reflecting on the difference between putting on
One of the many things I need to do now that I am back online is sort through all of the tasks that have been backing up. Here is one of the clips of The Rock Mass that I’ve managed to get off my computer and up to YouTube. Thanks to Trash II Treasure for
Greenbelt 2012 is fast approaching and Metanoia are going to be involved in two of the services there. Blesséd are once again providing alternative sacramental worship and we have been asked to collaborate with Fr Simon and the team once more. This year we are doing the opening act of worship in the Big Top at 5pm
You may remember that I blogged about Living distinctively a couple of months ago. One of the main parts of the study is a DVD interviewing Christians who are working at the top of their field. One of the people interviewed was Patrick Dixon, “Futurist”. He was inspiring so I decided to follow him. He