As the Bishop of our District, I have invited Dr Vic Pfitzner to come and visit the LCAQD in May (10th and 11th). In particular, I have asked if he would share with us, his reflections on where we have travelled as Church and where he sees we are going. Vic’s first ministry was the… Read more
Wilderness comes up regularly in our lectionary readings in Lent. In our Gospel reading for the first Sunday in Lent, Jesus was baptised and a voice from heaven called him the ‘beloved.’ Immediately after this, Jesus was tempted by Satan in the wilderness. In this Sunday’s Old Testament reading the people speak against God and… Read more
We yearn for mountain top experiences. The good news of Jesus explains that he will always be present with us in the highs and lows of life. Bishop Paul Smith writes on the story of the Transfiguration and the hope this brings to the human heart.
Bishop Paul Smith points to the surprising “unexpected upside down” Kingdom that is ruled over by our Lord Jesus. His power is shown in weakness and his strength is in serving. That is not how mighty kings are portrayed in movies!”