Jo Cotton caught up with Robyn Hocking our new Parish Youth Worker recently to find out about her background, family and faith. What brings you both to Christchurch?: We have been going to return to Christchurch since we left to go to the Hawkes Bay in the mid 80’s! We have four adult children, [...]
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‘Jesus Mean and Wild’ is not among the usual titles for Christ. But it is name of a book by the scholarly and feisty American writer, Mark Galli, who has grown tired of a Jesus who is seen only as meek and mild. Galli has carefully re-read the earliest account of the life of [...]
We here in New Zealand may seem far away from the troubles of racism that are convulsing parts of the world today. However a ‘kiwi’ form of soul searching and questions are still necessary at this time. In what ways has our colonial history unconsciously influenced our attitudes? In what ways does ‘white privilege’ [...]