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I sigh but believe you are right, and that we'll need to roll up our sleeves and care for those who are caught in the crossfire of the collapse, whilst more fully inhabiting our mandate for creating and praying the new order into being.

We as the church probably have to re-assess what it is we believe and hope for and how we can begin to live practically and hopefully. Much of the remains of 'modern' church will be swept away with the tide of change so we have to be very sure what we want to hang onto and why. I dread the turmoil of it all, but it has to happen I think. The whole creation is truly groaning.


Great stuff Jonny. Lets embrace the narrative of sacrifice this year and push off from these economic wastelands. Not geographically but with an imagination of hope and a conviction to embrace a more artisan and amateur way of life. Now where did i put my knitting needles...

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