Love and pride

I’ve had a line from a song by Sara Groves running through my brain recently: “love and pride can’t occupy the same spaces, baby, and only one makes you free.” As this line runs laps around my brain I keep noticing different aspects of it, as I view it through the lenses of various experiences.… Continue reading Love and pride

Super not

At The Dale we talk a lot about being a community where everyone is acknowledged as being a person with gifts to give as well as areas of struggle. When explaining this to people who are just learning about the Dale, we are very clear that this applies to those of us who hold positions… Continue reading Super not

For real

Some of my favourite times at the Dale are the community prayer times during our service on Sunday afternoons. Here are some excerpts from an especially poignant prayer from a couple of weeks ago: “Thank you Jesus for dying for us, and living for us, and praying for us, now!… Thank you for this community… Continue reading For real