• Grace vs Law?

    Grace vs Law? Or is there grace within the law? The story of a dispossed and outcast people, who have no rights but against all expectation meets a God who concerns himself with the weak – this is one of the subjects explored in this discussion and in Antony’s new book: 7 Stories.

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  • Creating Meaning

    Reality is in part constructed by consciousness. Yes, things may exist apart from our awareness, but they do not exist in the same way as they do when we become conscious of them. The way in which we are conscious can either enrich or impoverish our reality.

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  • Certainty vs. Possibility

    Possibility can never be reduced to certainty. In this conversation we explore ways of letting go of our certainties to once again open ourselves up to surprising possibilities.

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  • Icons of Beauty

    Beauty… often best described with wordless wonder. We all recognize beauty for it somehow finds resonance in us. Beauty is not something we simply observe … its something we enter into. It disrupts our indifference and draws us to what is worth pursuing.

    We can all recognize the beauty in this scene. Yet, we also know that this scene does not capture all that beauty is. Beauty is never exhausted by any one picture, form or definition. Beauty cannot be mastered but unreservedly offers itself in friendship; it can never be controlled but continually invites us to participate in its own reality. It does not subject itself to any one concept or any form of control, nevertheless it reveals itself unexpectedly and gives itself continuously to all who are ready to simply be astonished.
    …God and beauty have much in common.

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  • Coffee Conversations – Undefining God with Rod Williams

    It is easy for our concepts of God to become God for us. When this happens it can be devastating when our ideas are proven wrong. In this series Mary-Anne and I converse with a number of friends, asking this simple question: What ideas of God have you believed that were completely inversed?

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