Theology

An Expectant Lent: For The Kingdom, The Power, And The Glory Are Yours

We might think that the gap between the sacred and the secular in a Western context has increasingly become a chasm. And yet, you don’t have to search too far to discover that the ways the sacred – something of who God is – permeates the world around us. The writer Leonard Cohen is best known… Continue reading An Expectant Lent: For The Kingdom, The Power, And The Glory Are Yours

Theology

An Expectant Lent: Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Augustine of Hippo is widely considered one of the most important theological voices in the Christian tradition. A theologian, a bishop, and eventually a saint, his contributions have not just been ground-breaking and central to the discipline of theology, but also to politics, philosophy, and classics, amongst others. One of the (many) delights of reading… Continue reading An Expectant Lent: Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Theology

An Expectant Lent: Your Kingdom Come, Your Will Be Done

‘Your Kingdom come, your will be done’ is a radical line in the Lord’s Prayer. To choose God’s will over our own, to ask for that foretaste of heaven – you can’t pray these words without boldness and expectation of the living God! In the musical Jesus Christ Superstar, the character of Judas doesn’t like… Continue reading An Expectant Lent: Your Kingdom Come, Your Will Be Done