Category: Mission

Was Jesus a socialist?

Some christians are accusing others of being socialists, as if that’s bad. But is it? Are Jesus’ teachings socialist?

Two kinds of christians? (An outsider's view)

A “heathen” notices that Right Wing Christians and Left Wing Christians have very different priorities.

Save a life without leaving home

Monthly challenge May challenge: 4 men facing death sentence Amnesty International reports: “Four journalists in Yemen have been sentenced to death on trumped up charges following grossly unfair trials. The absurd charges against Akram, Abdelkhaleq, Hareth and Tawfiq  include “creating several websites on the internet and social media.”  They have been detained, alongside six other […]

5 ways to live in a toxic 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: […]

Help end child labour in the chocolate industry

Child labour and underpaid farmers are common in the chocolate industry. Chocolate companies promise to do better, so let’s encourage them to do so!

They said what !!???

These words from christian and political leaders speak for themselves.

How did we get here from there?

Last post I talked about how we seem to be living in a toxic world these days. Events in the two or three weeks since then have underlined this conclusion.

Living in a toxic world

Some parts of the world and ways people treat each other seem to be getting more toxic. But there are ways we can stand apart from that.

Amid the gloom, much good news

Monthly challenge – supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

Weep with those who weep

Australia Day is a national holiday and day of celebration – except for our indigenous people, who have suffered so much since European settlement.