Contributed on Feb 4, 2013
A sermon for Candlmass inspired by David Mitchell's novel "Cloud Atlas". I only discovered the day after giving this that Cloud Atlas is about to be turned in a Hollywood Blockbuster.
This is Cloud Atlas. [show a physical copy of the book]. I wonder, have you read it perhaps? Or perhaps you heard about it when it was shortlisted for the booker prize. I remember when I read it - it’s not a book you forget. There are six stories in it, and each story breaks off half way ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2015
Ancient coffin dodgers Anna and Simeon hold up a tiny baby for all to see. We write two of them off as too old, and the other as too young, but God sees things differently
I met Tinky Robertson back in 2012 when I was out in South Africa. She is ordinary not particularly important white South African woman who now works as a book keeper for the Diocese of Zululand. But back in 1994, just after the first free multiracial elections she lived in Pretoria. Tinky was out ...read more