The 4 Parts of the Metanarrative

The 4 Parts of the Metanarrative

The grand story of God we see in scripture can be encapsulated in 4 plot movements like 4 acts of a play. When we understand this overarching movements it can help us put the different parts of the Bible in context as well as see more clearly what our role is in the...
Christmas Eve – The Christ Candle

Christmas Eve – The Christ Candle

Genesis 2:4-17, John 1:1-18, Revelation 22 The biblical story of God’s love and desire for restoration with creation is woven throughout the biblical narrative, from Genesis to Revelation, through the promise of the Messiah. In this promise we are reminded of God’s...
Advent Week 4 – The Candle of Peace 

Advent Week 4 – The Candle of Peace 

Isaiah 35, 52:1-12, Luke 2:8-20, Revelation 21 We are acutely aware that peace is in short supply in our world. We are collectively experiencing an absence of peace; fear is pervasively felt. Everywhere we look we are reminded of division, sickness, injustice, racism,...
Advent Week 3 – The Candle of Joy

Advent Week 3 – The Candle of Joy

Joy (Week 3 – Dec 13) Isaiah 7:10-17, Isaiah 62, Luke 1:26-56, Revelation 7:1-12, 12:10-12, 19:1-9 As people who put our hope in God’s love and promises, we are called to adopt an attitude of joy.  It is in joy we find the ability to anticipate the future within...