Whose Rights?

Whose Rights?

Been toying with a few ideas of late around equality. Increasingly we hear about rights; human rights, gender equality, gay rights, even animal rights. So many causes, so many injustices, so many gaps in what’s right and wrong. At least as we perceive it. But if I...
Selfies and Selfie Sticks

Selfies and Selfie Sticks

I remember growing up as a kid we used to actually laugh out loud. We really did wave. We really did like. We even actually spoke to each other face to face. I’m not trying to share stories of the good ole times, or start off with the “in my day” stuff. Just...
What is Truth?

What is Truth?

Recently I was drawn into a conversation about religion versus spirituality. Really the question was Christianity versus spirituality. Is Christianity an outdated thinking that is a misunderstanding? That true faith or belief is actually found in spirituality?...
Faith Ingested

Faith Ingested

The word ingested means to take into the body by means of eating it or absorbing it. This was the challenge to Hillslife Church in March, is our faith ingested? Or is our faith worn? An outer layer of protection … but really only skin deep. The Gospels tell the...
Getting in the Presence

Getting in the Presence

From the opening pages of the bible, in the book of Genesis we read of Adam and Eve walking with God in the garden of Eden. A beautiful, peaceful, tranquil garden tended by man working in the direct presence of God. Can you picture a beautiful garden? One well tended,...