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Ray's Blog: April 2016

Universal Consciousness - The Challenge Of Jesus

Daniel Wolpert pastored a conventional, aging Presbyterian congregation in Minnesota. He concluded that large numbers desert churches for secularism, but deep down they still seek sources of soul renewal. He started a contemplation center on a plot of former farmland. Then he founded MICAH, a multifaceted contemplative Christian facility for...
Posted at 09:43am on 28th April 2016

Liverpool Awakens-spirituality Festival

Four days with Liverpool’s Festival of Spirituality hosted by Saint Bride’s Church. Some key ingredients were: a Sunday Gathering, A City Centre Prayer Walk, a Lecture, Resourcing Soulfriendship Groups, Walking the Parish Bounds, Prayer at ‘The Pool’ , Meals, Spiritual Direction sessions – all encompassed by Morning, Midday, Evening...
Posted at 15:53pm on 21st April 2016

Stories Matter

Surprise! Surprise! None other than media tycoon James Murdoch wrote: ‘Stories matter…In 2016 and beyond, those who wish to create a better world will have to make storytelling the center of their efforts, not an afterthought…. Once, consumers had limited points of access to information and content, and powerful state...
Posted at 09:51am on 15th April 2016

My Heroes This Week

This is a week for heroes. My first heroes are Bergen's Hagskolen Theological Students. They left home at 5.0 am, arrived tired on Holy Island, yet, despite the fact that the sea had not fully receded and day was fading, walked barefeet across the pilgrim posts. After a quick...
Posted at 16:48pm on 7th April 2016

The Book, The Skypes And The Tapestry

Brenda, a kind night owl, drove me from Newcastle airport to arrive at my home at 1.0 am, there to deal with a vastly different set of dynamics. So it's just as well I have been working on 'Spiritual Intelligence' by Cindy Wigglesworth. She informs me I need to...
Posted at 10:01am on 1st April 2016
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