• Easter and the mustard seed

    Apr 19, 2020

    Easter shows us that metaphor of the mustard seed was not an idle parable but a story that revealed our potential to transform the world into a new creation.

  • Huge stones and locked doors

    Apr 17, 2020

    Soren Kierkegaard once wrote that the Gospel text he strongly identified with is the account of the disciples, after the death of Jesus, locking themselves into an upper room in fear and then experiencing Jesus coming through the locked doors to bestow peace on them.

  • Resurrection — A new world beckons, but what kind of world?

    Apr 11, 2020

    This year, we celebrate Easter amid the extraordinary circumstances of triple crises: a political crisis, an economic crisis and the ongoing pandemic.

  • The meaning of Jesus’ death

    Apr 11, 2020

    Jesus’ death washes everything clean, including our ignorance and sin. That’s the clear message from Luke’s account of his death. As we know, we have four Gospels, each with its own take on the passion and death of Jesus.

  • The Gods that many worshipped have fallen

    Apr 04, 2020

    The gods of humanity had created in the chase for wealth and power have fallen. Perhaps it is time for the musicians and poets, philosophers and dreamers to take over from the celebrities and sports billionaires and the tycoons in cahoots with elite politicians. Maybe that would lead to a happier, more harmonious world.

  • Love in the time of Covid-19

    Apr 04, 2020

    In 1985, Nobel Prize winning author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, published a novel entitled, Love in the Time of Cholera. It tells a colourful story of how life can still be generative, despite an epidemic.

  • Healing ourselves, healing a broken world

    Mar 29, 2020

    The pandemic has shown us the importance of rebuilding social solidarity, which for decades has been weakened by neoliberal capitalism.

  • An alternate expression of love and trust

    Mar 29, 2020

    “More tortuous than all else is the human heart, beyond remedy; who can understand it.” The prophet Jeremiah wrote those words more than 2,500 years a

  • Coronavirus pandemic should make us reflect on what really matters

    Mar 21, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic should make us take stock of what really matters in our lives.

  • Judgement day

    Mar 21, 2020

    We all fear judgement. We fear being seen with all that’s inside us, some of which we don’t want exposed to the light.