Tag Archives: Community

The Problem with Inclusive Language

When our inclusive language use becomes a point of exclusivity, it becomes a problem. And yes, inclusiveness can become exclusive. Continue reading

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First Nations Version of the Gospel

The Gospel of Luke and Ephesians First Nations Version has become available. It is a must have for personal or communal use. The team that have translated and composed this version should be commended for their careful consideration and collaboration. This version is truly a wonderful presentation of one part of the Christian Testament and again, is rich in imagery with exceptional language use that respects and honours the indigenous peoples of North America that is not “tribally specific” and does not dilute the Good News of Creator Sets Free (Jesus Christ). Continue reading

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Loving your neighbour while on holiday

It seems that some tourists have let their manners go on holiday and our neighbours are not just those who live next door. Continue reading

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Four Corners of Faith:Finding our Spiritual Home in Life

Four Corners of Faith: Finding our spiritual home in life This workshop is for anyone in a time of transition or wanting to have a clearer understanding of how God speaks to us. Seeking a new minister? Church attendance declining … Continue reading

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The Widow and the Judge- Sermon Starter

I will be preaching in the Iona Abbey next week and the reading will be based on Luke’s Gospel and the Widow and the Judge. This difficult story about a persistent widow and an unjust judge. (Chapter 18). We’re told … Continue reading

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