free and costly?

Come on in, I said, entry is free to anyone!

The cost of entry is far too high for some of us, he said.

I was talking about salvation through Jesus, but then thinking last night about this conversation I was reminded of that chocolate brownie I bought at a little bakery in Lincoln a few weeks ago. Let me take you there… Continue reading

not-so-holy greatgreatgrand*mother of God

So eight days before Christmas I’m in church and there’s a sermon on Rahab the prostitute, who got the honour of being an ancestor of Jesus! and then we sing Oh Come All Ye Faithful and there’s this line about how Jesus “abhors not the virgin’s womb” and I’m thinking: ha! as if that’s a big deal… he put up with a lot worse Continue reading