Praying for Trump and the worldwide church’s silent acceptance of his election

Tomorrow, in the United States, millions of people will attend church. Their service this week will be a thanksgiving service, with worship, voices lifted in joyous prayer, tears, shaking, tongues, hugs and sharp sermons filled with triumphant words. They will be thanking the judeo-christian God for the election of Donald Trump to the highest office… Read More Praying for Trump and the worldwide church’s silent acceptance of his election

Bede would turn in his grave: raising boys to worship money & power – thoughts of an Old Boy of St Bede’s

When I was 12 or 13 years old, on occasion I used to ride the long way home from Casebrook Intermediate to Pāpānui via St Bede’s College. I would stop and gaze through the fences at the pristine school grounds, the grand buildings and the sharp red and black uniforms. I couldn’t have articulated this… Read More Bede would turn in his grave: raising boys to worship money & power – thoughts of an Old Boy of St Bede’s