Viewing the world through the lens of scarcity or stinginess means that there’s a limited amount of pie, a limited amount of goodness in the world. But we know that God is infinitely good! You can’t divide an unlimited reality, you can’t split the infinite!
We have seen racism and oppression in horrendous imagery from overseas, but now, particularly during Reconciliation Week, we are reminded of the racism and oppression that First Peoples experience right here. There is an evil there to confront here, to drive out, but for people like me, this is something that we have benefited from and might not have the power to exorcise…
Kerrie – 3rd May As people of faith we believe that through Jesus, God is renewing all of creation. That someday we will see all things repaired and restored to the way they were always … Read More
I really don’t think that those people with authority in that community would have been bothered by people sitting down quietly and discussing theology. No, what was stirring up trouble in the best way possible was the fact that these Jesus followers were threatening the hierarchies that they had worked so hard to enforce.
The faces, the stories, the resilience, the hope, the extended hand, it is all sacred. It is all resurrection. It is a glimpse of how it should be. And this isn’t to minimise the pain and struggle that we all are facing, but this is to extend hope. The hope that Jesus offers you and me. And the hope that one day things will be set to right, things as they are meant to be. And the invitation to participate now. Let’s bring in the reversal now!
Activate likes to celebrate Easter in creative ways, and we weren’t letting physical separation stand in the way this year!