In a cluttered world which almost intelligently deprives us of space, Advent poses the one question we must stop to answer. The season of Advent has been ruthlessly flattened by the steamroller of commercialisation.
How can we tell if God is at work in the big events of human history? Christians who recite one of the historic creeds confess to the belief that God isactive in human history: in creation; the calling of Abraham and Moses;
Wilberforce’s legacy is in danger of being swamped as Christians grow complacent about the state of the world and the condition of the human heart.
‘One voice changed the lives of millions’ according to the tagline of ....
In handling some of life’s crises, the words we are looking for from God aren’t shouted through a megaphone above the noise of the crashing waves but whispered before the storm erupts, almost as an aside.
Early Christianity had to adapt in order to grow in difficult terrain. The challenges the apostles faced should strike a chord with us. Saint Peter and Saint Paul are two of the biggest hitters in the history of the Church.