Servants No-longer but Friends Part 2.
Servants No-longer but Friends Part 1.
In my recent blog entry Imaging Text I observed that as we move from the age of the printed word into the digital age it is images not words that matter. To be more exact its imaged words or word images that begin to matter more. No more powerful an word image is given to … More Servants No-longer but Friends Part 2
In early February of this year I was invited to preach at St Mark’s Cathedral, Minneapolis. My visit also coincided with a seminar day being given my Diana Butler-Bass a well known writer on contemporary matters affecting the present day Church and the future of Christianity. Ms Butler-Basse referred to the Gallup Poles on religious … More Servants No-longer but Friends Part 1
To use one of Jesus’ favorite preaching techniques, i.e. hyperbole, the art of overstatement, I feel that if all we had was John 15 then we would have enough to form the basis of Christian Community. THis is community based on the powerful images of the vine and its branches and the commandment to love … More Being Loved Comes Before Loving
Since the invention of the printing press words have overtaken images as the coinage for understanding our relationship with God. As we move further into the digital age once again words are giving way to images. It is no longer enough for the preacher to offer his or her listeners an exegeses of text based on a … More Imaging Text