Beautiful feet

The prophet Isaiah once wrote: How beautiful upon the mountains     are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness,     who publishes salvation,     who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” I find it worth observing that the beauty of the messenger, and the goodness of the news, areContinue reading “Beautiful feet”

Is Charades Enough?

  Francis of Assisi is often credited for instructing Christians to “Preach the gospel always and if necessary, use words”. However, as catchy as this saying is, the truth is, no documentary evidence for it exists prior to the early 90s. The closest thing we have to this from earlier times comes from the Franciscan RuleContinue reading “Is Charades Enough?”

The story of the altar to an unknown god

What stories do you live by? One story which has deeply influenced me, in how I relate to Pagans, Buddhists and the ‘spiritual but not religious’ is the story of Paul in Athens. It goes like this: While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols. SoContinue reading “The story of the altar to an unknown god”