Book Review: ‘The City is My Monastery – A Contemporary Rule of Life’ by Richard Carter

This most compelling book is about the evolution and identity of the Nazareth Community at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Rev Richard Carter serves as an NSM there, among immigrants, the desperate, homeless, and broken. It is lived experience and practice within fully inclusive communities. Filled with beautiful poetry, prayer, Lectio-Divina and autobiographical stories, it is balm […]

IC Annual Lecture by June Boyce-Tillman: Answers to Questions in ‘Chat’

Below, June answers questions which she didn’t have time for on the evening of the annual lecture. If you want to watch the lecture again, click here. Where can I get a music thing like the lantern shape music instrument? Sounds heavenly… looks gorgeous… loving the stories and song… These are shanti windchimes originally made […]

What does your God look like?

Genesis 1.27 “So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them.” John 14.9 “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.” What does your God look like? I suspect that for many of us, God looks either a bit like us, or a bit like what we think power […]