Reflection 20 August – The human side of Jesus…

Matthew 15:10-28 – The Human side of Jesus helps us become more… A Reflection by Dan Spragg What do you make of this text?! What do you make of Jesus in this text?! Be honest… It’s potentially one of those readings we don’t know what to do with. Jesus,...

Reflection 13 August – Jesus Walks on Water

Matthew 14:22-33 – Jesus walks on water a reflection by Dan Spragg Each year we make our annual pilgrimage up the south island to the golden sands of Kaiteriteri. The sun shines, it’s warm, it’s relaxing and the beach and the water are beautiful. If you’ve been...

Reflection 6 August – Peace Sunday

Peace Sunday – Micah 4:1-4 & Matthew 5:1-12 a reflection by Dan Spragg Shane Claiborne is the founder of The Simple Way, an intentional Christian community in Philadelphia which seeks to live simply and follow the ways of Jesus in all of life. Living in New...

Reflection 23 July

Genesis 28:10-22 & Matthew 13:24-35 Reflection by Dan Spragg Recently I was lucky enough to spend a weekend in the mountains on our West Coast. Some friends and I rode our bikes over the Paparoa Track. 55 km and 1400m of elevation over two days. It was amazing....

Reflection 16 July – Matariki

Matariki & Psalm 119: Remembrance, Celebration, Anticipation by Josh Olds These images are all from the Mt John Observatory, which sits above Lake Tekapo. There’s something quite mesmerising about the stars isn’t there? It’s hard to be outside on a clear starry...