Fundraising for ministry has revealed some worrying theologies and practises around money and mission.
Category Archives: Everyday life
Why I’m a Feminist (or: I Don’t Hate Men)
I’m a feminist because in every country I have ever lived in, a man’s career has always been considered more important than my safety as a woman.
Consumption is Relational
Covid-19 has revealed weaknesses in our existing systems, and panic-buying in particular has revealed that we do not think about how our consumer choices affect others. Although there is plenty of toilet paper to go around, we now have an unequal distribution because with heightened anxiety, a handful of buyers have first considered their ownContinue reading “Consumption is Relational”
Four Reasons Why I Quit Facebook
(Picture stolen from the Economist) About two months ago I deactivated my Facebook account, with the intention of permanently deleting it eventually. I wrote a very convicting draft of this post, which highlighted what I thought were the main problems with the social media giant. Now, I’ve gone back to the party. So, like anContinue reading “Four Reasons Why I Quit Facebook”
Matter Matters: On the Body
I established in two earlier posts (1 and 2) that God created matter and said that it was good. In fact, the word “good” (Hebrew: טֽוֹב) is used seven times in the creation story of Genesis 1; each of those times depicting what God says about the stuff he made. When God gets to humans on the sixth day,Continue reading “Matter Matters: On the Body”
Matter Matters: Creation
[Photograph of the Valley of Desolation, South Africa, 2017] And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” AndContinue reading “Matter Matters: Creation”