Reflection 31 May – Pentecost

A reflection by the departing Mart the Rev – Inside and outside the fences I love the inside/outside line from Baxter’s poem: Lord, Holy Spirit/You blow like the wind in a thousand paddocks/Inside and outside the fences/You blow where you wish to blow. On this...

Reflection 24 May – Ascension

Reflection: by Martin StewartAt Easter time I was thinking about the view from the cross. Not the landscape – the Lordwas not sight-seeing! The people-scape. Before him, the collective of people at the foot ofthe cross – some with their backs to him, others looking...

Reflection 17 May

Reflection: by Anne Stewart (I just want to say that in what follows I have worked hard to limit the use of a particular gender pronoun for God. I know that some find it difficult when God is always, and often unthinkingly, referred to as ‘he’. Particularly when we...

Reflection 10 May – Trust

Reflection: Trust. By Dan Spragg Rev Dr Lynne Baab was the lecturer in Pastoral Theology at Otago University between 2007-2017 and contributed to our studies through Knox from time to time. In 2017 she and Dave,her husband, finished their time in New Zealand and...
Midweek thoughts: Trust

Midweek thoughts: Trust

Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 I take refuge in you, Lord.     Please never let me be put to shame.         Rescue me by your righteousness! Listen closely to me! Deliver me quickly;         be a rock that protects me;         be a strong fortress that saves me! You are...

Reflection 3 May – Betwixt and between

Reflection: Betwixt & Between by Martin Stewart Do you feel like I do that everything is kind of poised?  That we are on the edge of something.  The old is passing and the new is almost upon us.  I figure that the next 100 years of telling the story...