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A Good Friday to Lament

A Good Friday to Lament

April 10, 2020

This is the Good Friday Message for 2020 

Daily Commute: Peculiar Christian joy (Part 2) - Joy missed out on

Daily Commute: Peculiar Christian joy (Part 2) - Joy missed out on

April 7, 2020

Dialoog's "Daily Commute" is a daily short devotional message. This is the second of a two part message. In this message  Hanjo Gouws speaks on "Peculiar Christian joy - Joy missed out on".

Daily Commute: Peculiar Christian joy (Part 1) - Joy misunderstood

Daily Commute: Peculiar Christian joy (Part 1) - Joy misunderstood

April 6, 2020

Dialoog's "Daily Commute" is a daily short devotional message. This is the first of a two part message. In this message  Hanjo Gouws speaks on "Peculiar Christian joy - Joy misunderstood".

What C.S. Lewis can teach us about the Corona Virus
Daily Commute #3 Make your Quarantine Count with Bono, Bob & Mumford!

Daily Commute #3 Make your Quarantine Count with Bono, Bob & Mumford!

March 31, 2020

Some tips for listening to the gospel according to U2, Bob Dylan and Mumford and Sons

Daily Commute 2 Quarantine Movie Recommendations

Daily Commute 2 Quarantine Movie Recommendations

March 28, 2020

So you are going to watch movies for the next three weeks, you can just as well watch good ones! 

Daily Commute #1 Bringing Solitude into Our Lives

Daily Commute #1 Bringing Solitude into Our Lives

March 25, 2020

In this reflection we have a look at what spiritual guru Henry Nouwen said about solitude. 

Clashing with Corona: Making Sense of it and its Implications

Clashing with Corona: Making Sense of it and its Implications

March 22, 2020
The hiddenness of dying in modern society means that we of all cultures live in denial of the inevitability of our impending death. Perhaps with the arrival of this unprecedented virus we've been reminded of our own mortality.
 
But even if death does not come your way during this pandemic, economic hardship will. Radical lifestyle adjustments are unavoidable and you will be confronted with questions that you are usually to distracted to entertain.
 
The Christian story however provides us with a surprizing antidote to both denial and despair. 
Reflections on the Virus - with Dr. Roger Abbott

Reflections on the Virus - with Dr. Roger Abbott

March 19, 2020

Roger is Senior Research Associate in Natural Disasters at the Faraday Institute. He holds a PhD in the practical theology of disaster response in the UK, which he gained from the University of Wales, following over thirty years in church pastoral ministry. He runs a consultancy in pastoral care of trauma, and he teaches modules in the pastoral response to trauma at the Wales Evangelical School of Theology.

The Love Story

The Love Story

February 16, 2020

In keeping with the Valentine's mood, we will explore a biblical love story. It has all the necessary ingredients to be a modern day soap-opera. You have sexual chemistry, a love triangle, betrayal and of course, inner emptiness. Fortunately in the Christian walk, romance is not the ultimate source of happiness, however, we learn from this biblical love story that when romance occupies its proper place, it can go from soap opera to becoming something quite beautiful.