Two Sets of Rules?

I spoke briefly about how the “Honour Shame” system works on Guys (here) – it is only fair to now talk about how this affects women. It is also only fair to warn you ladies, that the news is not good. The “Honour Shame” system was a way of thinking that was prevalent in Jesus … Continue reading

Violence is for Pussies

Ladies – this post is not directed at you – but read on anyway, I think it worth hearing. Men are fragile, violent men are absolute pussies! To prove my point I want to explore some information that was given to me by a Pastor – maybe even thirty years ago – I wasn’t just … Continue reading

The Wind….Where is it Headed?

Many years ago, I tried sailing a small catamaran on Cockburn Sound in Western Australia. The wind was probably only about 1 knot, barely enough to move us in a forward direction. The wind did pick up a little bit, and I was white knuckle terrified. Reflecting on Jesus’ words to Nicodemus made me think … Continue reading

[Video] Mimetic Theory and the Nonviolent God

I thought this was a concise explanation of Renee Giraards mind blowing work – really worth a listen and a ponder. [Video] Mimetic Theory and the Nonviolent God.

I Want Another Turn! Slippery Slides are Fun!

The thing about slippery slopes is that they are fun – the height may be fearful at first and the results unknown – but at the park with your Dad, it is meant to be fun. I have taken the slippery slope – I made the statement the other day that Adam and Eve are … Continue reading

Don’t Go There!

My last post explored the theory of “original sin”. We tend to think of this kind of exploration as a no go zone. We have as we see it, an absolute and therefore any further exploration is asking for trouble. The Pharisees made this mistake when they stopped asking Jesus questions. They couldn’t handle the … Continue reading

The Metaphor of Adam and Eve

A lot has happened this week…..in my mind anyways. A few things have challenged me – firstly I seen a facebook post of the Gosford churches welcome sign which said “God bless the Burqa”. I did a double look because I respect a lot of what goes onto these billboards (if I ever go that … Continue reading