Will You Walk With Me? A pastoral care framework for ministering to same sex attracted young people

It would seem that the battle lines have been drawn. The church, with its ancient might and conservative strictures has hewn its trenches. Seemingly diametrically opposed stands a well-resourced, highly passionate LGBTI social movement. Shots have been fired and the toll keenly felt by both sides. Few paradigm clashes hold the social and emotional gravitas … Read more…

Towards a theology of children (Hayden Smith)

In the first part of this paper Rev Hayden Smith shows how children are valuable, not just as adults in the making, but as people. Their dependence and vulnerability, far from being an embarrassment, teach us something about being truly human. In part two, “children in the church”, Smith argues strongly for the inclusion of … Read more…