Holy Week / Mar 2013

January 14, 2015By Adam LangOther…

[author-bio-sara-jane-r-walker] Holy Week Readings 01Monday | Luke 22:54-65 Then they seized him and led him away, bringing him into the high priest’s house. But Peter was following at a distance. When they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat among them. Then a servant-girl, seeing him … Read More

The Call of Abraham / Apr 2013

January 14, 2015By Adam LangOther…

[author-bio-richard-roberts] 01Leaving the Familiar Genesis 12:1-3 “Go from your country…” This seminal passage in the Hebrew Scriptures reminds us that mission involves leaving the familiar in response to the call of God. Abraham’s destination was uncertain, even if the outcome was assured. Sometimes we can crave the security of knowing the destination before we start … Read More

Genesis 11:1-9 / May 2013

January 14, 2015By Adam LangOther…

[author-bio-julian-hamilton] Tower of Babel – Genesis 11: 1-9 01Psychiatrists call them intrusive thoughts. They come out of no-where, and they throw you off balance. You know the type … thoughts of harm, manipulation, death, either on yourself or a group of people you wish it for. I had a silly example myself recently. I was … Read More

In spite of our weaknesses / May 2013

January 14, 2015By Adam LangOther…

[author-bio-richard-roberts] 01The outcome belongs to God Genesis 12: 6-7 “Abraham (came)… to Shechem, to the oak of Moreh… Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said “to your seed I will give this land”” I imagine Abraham set out on his journey with a certain degree of vulnerability, apprehension even. What had he done in … Read More