Archive for April, 2011

For obvious reasons, Easter Saturday is the bleakest, emptiest day in the Christian calendar. The altar has been stripped, the candles extinguished, nothing can now be done except mourn. But if we feel sorrowful today, think what it must have been like for the first disciples. (more…)


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It was a long time ago, and I was very young, but it still matters. It matters, to me, a lot. It was an incident that made me wary of organised, proactive religion, separate from faith. It also gave me a lifelong distaste for evangelicalism. (more…)

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