John Hebenton's Podcast

Storms in the Season of Creation

July 29, 2019
John Hebenton's Podcast
Storms in the Season of Creation
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John Hebenton's Podcast
Storms in the Season of Creation
Jul 29, 2019
John Hebenton
What storms teach us about climate change, and the underlying issues of broken relationsips between us and God, us and creation, us and our neighbours
Show Notes

John explores our experience of  storms both good and bad
while some are destructive they are important for cooling and feeding world
-          teach us humility in face such force
but also explore what it is like being in the start of a climate change storm
more than just what happening to climate
-          symptomatic of bigger moral storm been engulfed in for decades if not longer moral storm fed by greed and consumerism
Then use Pope Francis 
o   integral theology
o   need to break with logic of violence, exploitation and selfishness
o   same mind-set that fuels climate change led impoverishment of millions if not billions around world
o   poorest are most at risk of our changing climate
o   Pope Francis reminds us that this is a moral and theological issue
-          how do we respond?
-          can feel like Jesus is once again asleep at back of boat while we drown
-          only this time we helped make the storm 
-> Paul and new creation
-          in storm of cross – God is suffering with us
-          invited to pray incessantly and be well informed
Theme of wisdom – in Job 28
-          fear, reverence, respect for God and world God created

 Notes for this sermon can be read here



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