I am British and my family and I spent two years living in Virginia. I remember my first time shopping at Walmart in Yorktown, and discovering the gun counter right there next to Homeware and between Children’s Clothes and the Beauty aisle. I didn’t shop in Walmart again during my time living there, and feel … Continue reading #BoycottWalmart – why I am taking part
Women Without Roofs (WWR) is the charity I set up and run in Nepal that helps vulnerable and abandoned women there by paying for rent and medical bills. We also run a small women's home and pay for children's education. Given that theological reflection occurs as we engage with the world, then this has certainly … Continue reading A theological reflection on WWR’s work in Nepal
Please read the passage here. There are five protagonists in the story and each of them sees things differently. The servant - he can't see enough, he doesn't realise the Armies of God are with them. The Arameans - they can see too much, God blinds them and then leads them according to his will, … Continue reading Reflections on 2 Kings 6:8-23 What can you see?
I'm a Brit, and spent two years living in the USA, returning in 2016, and am due to live there again from this summer. Since getting back from Virginia, most people I meet here have wanted to know two things: why did they elect Trump (read Paul Theroux's Deep South for some answers to that … Continue reading How the rest of the world can help America end gun violence
I have been using both of the images above in Ignatian Prayer to centre myself on Jesus. Here's what I learnt about Jesus by meditating on them: Both images show an intimate moment between Jesus and his Mother Mary. Jesus is someone to turn to when there's a difficulty, he is … Continue reading Reflections on the Wedding at Cana: Jesus ignores ‘plus one’ etiquette
The charity I run in Nepal is in need of some help. Have you ever wanted to set up your own business and make a difference? Four of the women we help have been learning to make felt items and are in need of a means to sell them. Is anyone reading this able to … Continue reading Christian Entrepreneur needed
Skye Jethani writes a daily bible devotion entitled 'With God Daily' that is available here. Yesterday, he championed doubt, and faith that is mature enough to question God. This is exactly what I hope Dislocated Christians advocates, it is a space for people who wonder at the world, and want to discern how God is … Continue reading Acts 21: The False Comfort of Simple Absolutes