“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” These words are from the reading for this Sunday 30 August. They are so fitting for this week in Aotearoa as we have witnessed the sentencing of the Christchurch terrorist and murderer. We have watched in awe the courage of the survivors as they … More Overcoming evil with good
We are all adjusting to our “new normal” of living with a world pandemic. For me this last Sunday that meant throwing away the sermon I had written 2 days before and sharing instead some thoughts with the congregation.This is what I said: Yesterday we gathered to remember the anniversary of the Christchurch mosque shootings … More Drinking deeply at the well
This picture sure looks like the ordination of a bishop in the Anglican Church: There are some bishops in this photo who currently serve in dioceses of the Anglican Communion (as well as others who do not). But they are there in Christchurch, New Zealand without the permission of the bishop of Christchurch or Te … More When is a bishop not a bishop?