Cheryl McGrath

In Whose Image?

One of the most common accusations levelled at women by those who advocate male leadership in church and home (and some would add society in general), is that Eve (Ishshah) disobeyed God and led Adam into sin. For this reason,… Read More ›

Gurrumul – “Jesu”

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu is an indigenous Australian from  Arnhem Land, Northern Australia. Born blind, Gurrumul, as he is known, is from the Yolngu people on remote Elcho Island and speaks little English.  May this beautiful worship song from Garrumul’s Gospel… Read More ›

Awakening

Sometimes we need a reality check.   Sometimes we fall for our own propaganda.  Sometimes we just need to sit at the feet of Jesus long enough, still enough, to cease striving to live up to our own warped image of ourself.   Sometimes, no… Read More ›

Of Wolves and Kings

  The scene was somber. Weeping unashamedly each one in turn fell upon the apostle’s neck, covering his face with kisses, embracing him for what they now knew would be the last time.  Each of them feared for their spiritual… Read More ›

Watch This Space

“Foolishness” mumbled the soldier Casting lots for the rabbi’s garment “An utter waste of a good man’s life”   “Serves him right” spat the Pharisee Nodding to himself self righteously Stroking his beard with smug delight   “It cannot be!”… Read More ›

Silent Encounter

What can I say about that infamous night? How weary we were As we followed Him to the garden He prayed, we slept, He woke us, again we slept While we dreamed, He wept Then came torches, voices, soldiers, Armour… Read More ›