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.
September 12th, 2021
Two books shine light on the truth (and legends) of the exodus of Moses and the Israelites from Egypt. Well worth reading.
August 21st, 2021
The conventional christian view of hell is surely wrong. It isn’t taught in the Old Testament, nor in the New. And it wasn’t what Jesus taught.
August 6th, 2021
If we find ourselves having doubts about Jesus and needing to reconstruct our faith, how can we find a good basis?
July 13th, 2021
Recent books suggest the church is becoming irrevocably divided. Is it too late to do something about it?
July 1st, 2021
Young christians can find difficulties with what they have been taught, and this can lead them to very different places. We can help them on their journey.
June 10th, 2021
In history, the church often supported the wealthy and the government. That isn’t what Jesus taught. What about today?
May 29th, 2021
A new global study finds that pluralism and persecution don’t generally harm the church, but privilege does.
A list of all blog posts, in reverse chronological order, is on the Blog archive page.