Is the Church of England going to help people become who they truly are?

Because I’m the Director of Changing Attitude, I’ve felt it necessary to be circumspect about revealing too much about my experience of God. I have been worried in the past that I would be pounced on and attacked by those fundamentalists who believe in a very literal God. In the US the literalists denounce people […]

We have a Gospel to proclaim!

“God is an intelligible space whose centre is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere. God is within all things, but not enclosed, outside all things, but not excluded, above all things but not aloof, below all things but not debased. God is supremely one and all-inclusive, God is therefore ‘all in all’” (1 Corinthians 15.28). […]

Holding a creative tension

Holding creative tension is something the Anglican Communion is finding it very difficult to do. Instead, we are involved in various dynamics of avoidance, denial, collusion and dishonesty. The strategy of various conservative evangelical groups is to threaten to divide and rule or to develop an alternative church structure, whether parallel but within the C […]

We grow spiritually much more by doing it wrong than by doing it right

A conservative evangelical didn’t like, at all, my quotations from Integral Christianity – you are the light of the world. He wrote: “Self-actualisation is antithetical to the Gospel. It is the realisation of the utter depravity of the self and the need for an imputation of righteousness and sanctification that is the hallmark of true religion. Theologies […]