American christians are deeply polarised over their response to Donald Trump. Why is this, and where does it leave the church?
Is a new religion of christian nationalism being formed in the US, and in Australia? Or is it an old heresy re-vitalised?
Someone I know had an interesting picture come into their mind recently. They were lying in bed, about to drift off, when they “saw” a group of people standing near the edge of a cliff, a little like the one in the picture above. The people were looking this way and that over unexplored territory. […]
Some christians are accusing others of being socialists, as if that’s bad. But is it? Are Jesus’ teachings socialist?
Protestant church services have included long sermons since before we were all born. But the coronavirus pandemic may be changing all that.
Jesus told a little parable against the Jewish religious leaders that I don’t recall ever hearing anyone preach on. It’s in Matthew and Luke, and it tells of two sons.
A “heathen” notices that Right Wing Christians and Left Wing Christians have very different priorities.
In these troubled times, people’s mental health is under stress, but there are things we can all do, and churches can do, to help.
A recent report offers hope that churches may make some helpful changes that will improve how they serve the world.
A few weeks back I posted about living in a toxic world, because of unattractive and nasty things I was seeing: Lack of compassion and loss of community Polarisation and tribalism Triviality The dumbing down of politics The rich control the media A number of political ploys seem to have led us to this point: […]