Author: adrian hawkes

 FAMILY / COMMUNITY

 FAMILY / COMMUNITY   Isn’t it interesting how much talk about community and family there is at present? I thought I ought to get in on the act and give my two pennies worth. It’s an important subject. One that I think is somewhat misundersto…

Metanarrative 2

 Metanarrative 2. Not the first time I have written on this subject. You may have guessed that I think it is important.  What is a “metanarrative” anyway? It means “the big picture”.  Or, to put it another way; “a world view”, how o…

PLATFORMING

 Platforming Let me say right from the start that freedom of speech is a crucial aspect of living in a democracy. I also am sure that freedom of speech should be limited to freedom that does not incite violence against others. On the other side o…

WHAT IF?

 WHAT IF? I was Thinking through Tyndale’s translation of the Greek New Testament word, “ecclesia.” Tyndale translated this word in his translation of the Bible as, “congregation”. An, “ecclesia,” was a political assembly of citizens of ancient Gr…

Monogenerational

 Monogenerational It is a problem.  It is a problem because it puts us into boxes and the boxes are too small.  In recent forums that I have been party to, I note that people suffer from the syndrome of monogenerational thinking. That …

How did we get it wrong? How do we get it right?

 How did we get it wrong? How do we get it right? Eκκλησία – Ecclesia Preparing lectures on the subject of Politics and doing a certain amount of research and study on the subject set me questioning and thinking … hopefully pushing further than I …

Babylon Two – Alternative

 Babylon Two Alternative   Many must live in the Empire, that is obvious. There are no alternatives.  We are told that we should pray for a blessing on the Empire and build a house. In other words – live. It is also true that we must c…

Babylon One

 Babylon One There are those that I call ‘the alternative’ and they can be a nuisance to Empire because they have a different value system, and an allegiance to a different Kingdom. Yet they have no choice but to live in the Empire, but they need …

Caleb Versus the Minimum

 Caleb Versus the Minimum. I am always puzzled by people who lack vision, people who are content as to what they are and where they are. It is something I find hard to understand. Maybe I was dropped on my head! Yet, it seems most people are just …