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Body Matters

Body Matters

Bodies matter to us, and to God. In 1 Corinthians 12 the Apostle Paul describes the church as the body of Christ. One aspect of that image is the inter-dependence of the members of the body as we each exercise the diverse gifts of God’s Spirit, including the call to...

Bishop Trevor Reflects

At our recent Synod I was asked to reflect briefly on how we have grown together as a Diocese in the time I have been privileged to be in senior clerical leadership in this Diocese. The question forced me to reflect on my initial impressions when I came to the Diocese...
Hearing What Matters to God

Hearing What Matters to God

There is a big difference between talking about someone, talking at someone and talking with someone. The first excludes them altogether, the second treats them as an object while only the third welcomes them as a conversation partner.In our  contemporary society it...
Hearing What Matters to God

Seeing What Matters to God

Everybody needs good neighbours – don’t they?Monica and I have recently been through the process of deciding where to live in Canberra. We discovered all sorts of resources designed to help us make that choice. Go online and you can find the socio-economic score of a...

How God’s Judgement Can Unite Us

I’ve only ever once had someone tell me to ‘go to hell’. They were angry, perhaps with good reason. Still, their words stung and wounded. For a time our relationship was distant and strained.Words about hell and judgement can do that. Spoken carelessly or in anger,...