Learning to Live… Through Jesus, Our Neighbours and Each Other

Posts from November 2016

HEAVEN, THE PARTY

“There is no need to be worried by facetious people who try to make the Christian hope of heaven ridiculous by saying they do not want to spend eternity playing harps.  The answer to such people is that if they cannot understand books written for grown-ups, they should not talk about them.  All the scriptural…

PEACE SUNDAY

In a land that closely resembles the place Jesus lived, his words still prove true. The people of Sidi, Burkina Faso, plant their fields with the tools and methods described in the New Testament. They draw water from wells and feed their families with crops they harvest. Some of them live by Jesus’ teaching to…

LIVING BY TRUST

AVARICE, GREED… and so forth are all based on the mathematical truism that the more you get, the more you have. The remark of Jesus that it is more blessed to give than to receive (Acts 20:35) is based on the human truth that the more you give away in love, the more you are.…