The Christian fantasy? Living in the real world

The Sunday service ended and my colleague did the usual thing of standing at the door to greet people as they left. And a man came up to him and said: “That was all very nice Vicar but of course now it`s time to get back to the real world.” Not the subtlest of comments…

The Disciples: Out of their depth and nowhere to hide.

The thing which has most occupied my thoughts and reflection during Holy Week and into this Easter season has been the distinct sense in which the people we hear about in the Gospels are in so many ways simply out of their depth. This is especially true, as I was reflecting on Good Friday, of…