Monthly Archives: October 2017

Two Seasons, Two Trees, One Task

We are one church, that meets in many places. In homes, in pubs and cafes, on campus, in coffee shops,  in a village hall, in designated “church” buildings, in fields, schools and cathedrals. We talk of being a church family and this is true in that we are all invited into family but it has different depths and seasons. In a community of people who number more than an extended family, we do not all …

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#MeToo

#MeToo

I sat in a lecture in the year 2000 and was told that 1 in every 4 women had experienced abuse. We were talking in then context of domestic violence, I found the figures hard to believe. As I looked around the room at the married couples I was studying with I just didn’t believe it, I had an idealised vision of marriage and relationships being a chronically, single 20 year old. I did remember …

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