May 25th, 2022
The Australian election is over and I can resume normal life. But I’ve learned a few interesting lessons along the way. How it went down (info for non-Aussies) The outgoing Australian government was ultra conservative and, it seemed to me, negligent, profligate and arguably corrupt. Australia was way behind the rest of the developed world in […]
April 30th, 2022
You may have noticed that I haven’t blogged lately. But I have been super busy. For the first time in my life I have become politically involved. I have come to the conclusion that the present government of Australia must be changed for the sake of our country. Australia is one of the worst countries […]
March 17th, 2022
There’s a lot of talk about faith deconstruction. Is it dangerous, dishonest and leads to warmed over Buddhism? Or does it release people from toxic religion?
March 2nd, 2022
The Ukraine conflict leads me to some conflicting thoughts about war, justice, non-violence and the Sermon on the Mount.
February 7th, 2022
Two more ways the modern church ignores how and what Jesus taught, but we could easily change.
February 1st, 2022
Jesus is not just our saviour but also our teacher and leader. Here are ways we can better follow him in our churches.
January 4th, 2022
If you were raised in the christian faith, you may feel the need to review what you believe and let go of what doesn’t pass the test. Here’s a guide and an encouragment.
November 23rd, 2021
I used to be a decent, conservative boy. But in my old age, it seems I have been radicalised. I think you can blame Jesus for that. When you’re young you accept what you’re told (sometimes) Growing up in postwar Australia, the world seemed pretty secure and mum and dad taught us what was right. […]
November 3rd, 2021
My journey, and maybe your journey too, in understanding the Old Testament and learning to appreciate it and understand the obvious problems.
September 30th, 2021
Stories have started to emerge, the last few years, about abuse suffered in churches. It is good to listen, and learn ….. and respond.
A list of all blog posts, in reverse chronological order, is on the Blog archive page.