In the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator Rt Rev. Hamish Galloway’s Christmas Message, he wrote about what Bible scholar NT Wright identified as “signposts” to life such as justice, love, beauty and freedom, which are broken by our personal, collective and global failures. This contributes to the sense we have of life not being as we know it should be. Wright goes on to show that the coming of Jesus depicts “how God is putting things right again, and how we can be part of this restoration”.
The PCANZ Moderator concluded with the encouraging question: “Could we see the coming of Jesus in this unsettled, COVID-riven Christmas time as a huge signpost in divine lettering? A majestic sign that …
God has arrived on planet earth
Fixing broken signposts
Pointing the way
Calling us to join in”.