Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.
The idea of ‘hospitality’ makes many of us stare shame-faced at the floor. The good news is that being a domestic goddess (or god) has nothing to do with the real, radical act of hospitality ... oh, but it does have something to do with our gothy-sweetheart Lorde.
Every year on 8 March, people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day by recognising the advances of women’s rights socially, economically and politically.
Lieutenant Sharon Autry is a corps officer at Oklahoma City Corps in the USA. She recounts the day a tornado changed the landscape of her town of Moore.
Ross Wardle of the Corps Growth and Mission Resources Department looks back on the 1981 Springbok Tour.
Finding a genuine way to honour the Treaty of Waitangi.
Modern technology is making it harder for people to leave work behind.
The joy of being grumpy is allowing God’s accepting presence among the fabric of our ‘ugly but adorable’ lives. And that will always make us smile.
Darren Elkington says it’s possible to see feelings of anger as a gift that we can invest wisely, for the good of others and ourselves.
A musician talking of crucifying their pride and self-obsession is not something you hear every day. But Nashville’s Audrey Assad isn’t your everyday musician.