Contributed on Nov 23, 2012
Gorped, To stare wide eyed at something, jaw hanging down in amazement. Please feel free to use this word, you will not likely find it in dictionaries, but is in reasonably common use in New Zealand. The King has been forecast for thousands of years. Man
Forecast King! Advent Last weekend, the long weekend on the Friday along with what must have been most of the population of the South Island, Rochelle and her parents and I went to the A[griculture] & P[astoral] Show. We did all the standard show stuff, the watching balloons drifting heavenward ...read more
Contributed on Dec 20, 2012
Declaring that Christ the Lord has come, the angels did it. Now we are to declare the good news that is for all the people.
Last year I spoke about the passage in Luke’s gospel where the shepherds are out in the fields doing the thing shepherds do best, out living in the fields looking after the sheep as they did in the day. When something strange happened and beyond all of their imaging happened, remember these ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2012
In the Southern Hemisphere we celebrate Christmas over summer, but in the Northern Hemisphere things are different. Darkness and the chill of winter but into this season came the light of the world full of grace and truth.
Christmas Day: a day to celebrate light, and grace and truth. What a great day of the year it is, gifts opened this morning, worship with the community here, I love the way the garden is looking, thanks to the Dalta (Deliberate acts of love to all) crew for that, I am really enjoying the ...read more