September 16th, 2023
Do you see Christian faith as something fixed to hold onto, or as a journey of change? It is possible to see it in either way. But for me it has been a journey.
August 28th, 2023
My previous post (Is God woke?) led to me being asked some questions about First Nations people in Australia, and whether they deserve any special consideration by Government or white people generally. I think we can only understand, and respond to, the present situation if we have considered the history of First Nations peoples and […]
August 23rd, 2023
Well the Barbie movie is out, with much fanfare. Most people seem to love it and think it’s fun. But a few are calling it feminist and “woke”. It’s not the only thing that is being criticised as “woke” these days. Political correctness is woke. Black Lives Matter is woke. Feminism is woke. These are […]
August 3rd, 2023
Science has given us new understandings of the universe and the evolution of life. Can we learn something of God’s character from all this, and apply this to the Bible?
July 17th, 2023
Do you feel close to God? Would you describe yourself as a spiritual person? Have you ever had a meaningful experience of God that has impacted you deeply? I have to confess I must answer “no” to each of those questions. My faith is much more based on facts and ideas and knowledge. But everyone […]
June 17th, 2023
Are there reasons why we should consider giving up Christian faith? Or are they more problems to solve while still believing?
May 30th, 2023
The number of people in English-speaking countries who say the have no religion has risen over the past few decades, with younger people being especially likely not to believe (see note 1 for some statistics). According to this report, the most common stated reason for no longer being religious was intellectual – people came to […]
May 14th, 2023
Most of us would agree that reducing the number of abortions would be a good thing. But what is the best way to achieve that?
April 19th, 2023
A bunch of people were attending a meeting in a church in Sydney, not a church service, but a meeting to discuss gender politics and impacts on children. There were some protesters there too. Then things turned ugly and a mob attacked with glass bottles and rocks. People screamed and swore, a woman was punched. […]
April 1st, 2023
Art by talented and thoughtful final year high school students shows how the coming generations feel about themselves, their families, the world and the future.
A list of all blog posts, in reverse chronological order, is on the Blog archive page.