John the Baptist
the pointer

the pointer

instead of an aimless wandering from one attraction to the next, their new life had one single purpose.

the pointer

the pointer

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most recognisable constellation.  I remember grandad showing me...

the pointer

the pointer

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most sought-after constellation.  I remember my grandfather showing...

point to Jesus

point to Jesus

Many artistic representations of John the Baptist show him as a ‘pointer’. He is pointing away from himself and towards Jesus. This popular image (as in this section...

ChCh diocese

ChCh diocese

Today, the feast of the birth of John the Baptist, is the feast day of our Christchurch diocese, since the Baptist is our patron saint. I caught myself seeking an image...

the forerunner

the forerunner

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most recognisable constellation.  I remember my grandfather showing...

the pointer

the pointer

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most recognisable constellation.  I remember my grandfather showing...

homily studio 19/1

homily studio 19/1

Each week I will upload a post entitled “homily studio,” followed by the date of the relevant Sunday eg 19 Jan. On this page I will simply drop a selection of possible...

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growing young

growing young

A simple experiment will give a more personal experience of the life that is on offer.

sky gazing

sky gazing

The disciples were full of joy at the Lord’s definitive departure. We would have expected the opposite.

farm time

farm time

Now there’s a sabbatical inspiration: learning to wait. Yes I might plant seeds, but God brings the harvest.

ponderings

ponderings

There people gather on their own turangawaewae, the place where they stand, lead and are most at home