Putting Prayer In Context

By January 12, 2017 Blog

By Glen Prayer is… To God the Father… I’m not praying to a distant Power or an impersonal Force. I’m coming as a child before my heavenly Father. Nothing transforms my prayers more than reminding myself of Matthew 18:3, “Unless you change and become like little children you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” I don’t come to God as a battle-weary soldier approaching a Sergeant Major. I approach God as a little child with an omnipotently gracious Dad.   Through God …Read More

Christian Myths

By May 11, 2012 Blog

Marrying a vicar means brings certain benefits. For one thing,  I now have a prayer hot-line to God.  Ordinary folks have to use standard delivery.  Who knows how long their requests will take – or if they’ll get there at all. But religious folks  – well.  We’s different.    When Rev Scriv dials,  red phones  start flashing in heaven and it’s all hands on deck. Bunkum.  God does not have a fast-track  for dog-collars . But even though we sort …Read More