Roxburgh reflects on the moment we are in. In the midst of the exhaustion, heaviness and hopelessness (even in our churches), how can we see with the eyes of Christian imagination?
Alan Roxburgh reflects on summer, the Olympics and Nationalism. He recommends some reading as we put Nationalism in its appropriate place. Recommended: From Rodney Clapp’s new Book Naming Neoliberalism, the Chapter “Freed from Nationalism and Freed for Catholicity”.
It’s midsummer. Alan reflects on how easy it is to be overburdened with worries and concerns in this heavy summer. But there is another way. Let’s live deeply into the wonder and beauty of this moment as the Spirit is working. We can take this time to listen to the rooted voices filled with hope … Read More
Anyone else finding it hard to keep going these days? Roxburgh shares some reflections on the way forward when the world we live in is not working anymore. He points to a Dorothy Day quote shared by Stephanie Spellers on Facebook: Whenever I groan within myself and think how hard it is to keep writing … Read More
Alan reflects on the recent fires in Western Canada and the US. These tragic events underline how important it is for us to dwell in the local and become attentive. It is in the local, among the ordinary people we share life with, that the action and answers to the many growing crises are to … Read More
Alan reflects on Canada Day and the complexities of celebrating our nation. What is our posture at such a time as this?
Alan reflects on the week and the gift of summer for both rest and reconnecting with friends who help us breath together the gift of life God has given us.
Alan shares a personal reflection and thanks for the great gift of journeying together in the kingdom of God’s people. We are all wrestling and struggling, but the Spirit is at work.
Alan reflects on recent events surrounding Canadian Residential schools and targeted shootings and asks, “Where do we look for hope?” He shares a story of a friend that gives us some clues about what this hope looks like.
Alan reflects on his own disturbance around growing anti-Asian hate and how he continues to be shaped by a new imagination. He recommends listening to this year’s Fuller Seminary Payton Lecture with Willie Jennings.