A new series of reflections on the Gospel of Mark. Today we are thinking of Mark 1.1-8 (The Proclamation of John the Baptist).
Women of the Bible who challenge us to speak for justice.
When did Roman Emperors know the game was up? When their fiefdoms crumbled. But, before that, the Christian Church gave warnings. That’s its role; to be a prophetic voice above the slurry of politics. Today, the western world needs prophets for Christ. Since populist leaders are making happen humanity’s least laudable dreams. Others are too [...]
BROKEN INSTITUTIONS In the recent TV drama 'Broken', Vernon, a disturbed young man, has been shot by police in a bungled operation. Those involved collude to deflect the blame away from themselves and towards Vernon. Others, including Father Michael, know the truth, and are driven to see justice done, and are prepared to protest and place [...]