Even people who hate being told what to do, who hate being constrained, tend to like a schedule. They might not want anyone to schedule them but they probably want to know when other people are available or around. It shouldn’t surprise us that we want to know what is coming up. When we think […]
Endings can be hard
Endings can be hard, especially when we don’t know when they will be coming or what they will look like. Oh wait, did you think I was going to bang on about death and dying again? Not this time. This Sunday we are talking, briefly at least, about eschatology. Eschatology is the study of the […]
Is timing everything?
The church year is almost over. This Sunday and next and then we are into Advent and a brand new year. It seemed fitting somehow to look at a text that is often used in discussions about the timing of the return of Jesus. It is all too easy to get caught up in details […]