Making Connections in order to Perceive and Understand

There is an expectation when people express a desire to go and to delve further into their faith further than what can be offered in the context of the average Sunday morning service that what will be offered will immediately focus on detailed work on specific passages of the Bible. This is unlikely to happen because in order to do that we have to rid ourselves of our presuppositions, expectations, rigid beliefs about what it is we are going to find and indeed what it is that we wish to find there. There has to be a process of cleansing the palate before we can move from the very basic Sunday School, simple approach to what we are reading to something which will offer us something much deeper and more profound. Continue reading