Nov 15 + 16
Our 2019 Blog has arrived!
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Waste and You
Monday, 5 August 2019
We asked some TJC regulars for the low down on their engagement with reducing waste, this is what they had to say.
Waste, Salvation & Egg shells
Tuesday, 2 July 2019
Let’s face it, if we weren’t motivated by love, this system of waste sorting would be a complete pain in the neck. If we felt that this is what we have to do because that is what is required of just and ethical Christians, then it would be oppressive. If we did it to mark ourselves as ethical and sustainable consumers (ie. the righteous elect) then we would be insufferable. If we did it to try to please God, then we would be spiritually dead.
A little too close to home? When the crisis of childhood trauma becomes a personal mission
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Our life was as “normal” as it had ever been. We were studying and working full time, it was one of the rare times in our 11 years of marriage that we were living “just us”. Perfect timing, you might say, to get a call asking us to drop it all and prioritise two little lives. We had always thought we might like to do foster caring one day. Seems the kids were ready before we were.
The Bones Will Come Back Together
Friday, 24 May 2019
Hope is nestled here. It is gripping onto the promise that it will all be made new whilst at the same time having so much to loose. It’s struggling to see how it can be possible at all, but choosing to continue to look. It is continuing to be present to this liminal space. This now-and-not-yet place.
Bless me with someone to disagree with
Friday, 17 May 2019
I’m suddenly visited by a new thought: How is it that I can feel a sense of solidarity with someone a continent of emotional and cultural familiarity away, and yet struggle to value the differing views of my Christian brothers and sisters? To be a Christian is to belong to a long, long list of different tribes.
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