Posts from December 2022

Goblin Mode

What would be your word of the year for 2022? ‘Permacrisis’ is the Collins word of the year. Oxford dictionaries have gone for ‘Goblin Mode’ it’s possible that one leads to the other. This week Joel reflects on an alternative to Goblin Mode when responding to a Permacrisis. Spoiler alert: The solution is Jesus. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for…

Everlasting Father

In the third of our advent thoughts Joel considers what it means for the creator of all things to be a parent to us.

Mighty God

Isaiah said that Jesus would be ‘Mighty God’ and Joel thinks that the Genie from Aladdin might help us understand what this means.