Posts from January 2016

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Trust in Him

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

To escape the heat a couple of weeks ago, Naomi and I watched three movies in one week. To be honest, I felt the victim of a concerted propaganda campaign by the time we had finished. The values of modern secular society were none too subtle. Sociologist Christian Smith says the fastest-growing religion in America [...]

A year of discipleship

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

This year in our church is “A Year of Discipleship”. That is not to say that any year is not a time to be a disciple, rather it is to give a specific focus to remind ourselves that Jesus did not call for volunteers, he called for disciples. The difference is expressed in the old [...]

Genuine religion

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

In his autobiography, John Cleese (of Monty Python fame) wrote that he has no time for organised religion. In his section on his school Chapel experience, he writes, “What gets my goat is that Religion should be the most exciting topic of all. Is there an afterlife? Can we have a real purpose to our [...]

An eye on eternity

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

On behalf of the staff team and their families I wish all of you a happy new year. On the one hand, as we face a New Year, there is excitement and new possibility. It is wonderful to be able to make a new start. On the other hand there is the legacy and experience [...]