Jesus, the great transgressor

When one contemplatively reads the gospel stories about Jesus we discover a Jesus that transgresses… Transgress: to violate a law, command, moral code, etc.; offend; sin; to literally ‘step across’. Jesus is often found saying in the gospels “you’ve heard it said…but now I say to you.” Transgressive. Jesus said: “something greater than the temple…

CANA Initiative: An Initial Response

I was invited by my friends and fellow co-conspirators (Transform) of goodness Steve Knight and Holly Roach to a gathering called the CANA Initiative. The CANA Initiative is being framed as a ‘network of networks’ or a ‘meta-network’. A meta-network seeking to be a hub for collective action and collaboration. Stephanie Spellers, one of the…