Dissing the Decalogue?

Hear the phrase “Ten Commandments” and you’re likely to get a reaction! They form today’s text from Exodus 20:1-17 The scared and anxious in our society¬†want to reclaim them as a kind of fortress to which to retreat.¬† Chiselled into our court buildings and taught every day in our schools, this set of edicts willContinue reading “Dissing the Decalogue?”

Lenten Voices: Boundaries for freedom

Over the recent two decades, management boards of not-for-profit community organisations have been adopting the Carver model of governance and administration. The core principle of this model of management is to set boundaries within which the organisation and its personnel may operate. Rather than prescribing in detail what must be done to achieve set goalsContinue reading “Lenten Voices: Boundaries for freedom”