(March 22, 2023)
Its pretty obvious that the world thrives on difference. We can see it in the climate, where temperature differences lead to differences in air pressure, so we have wind. We see it in ecology, where an ecosystem is made up of different plants and animals, each playing its part in sustaining that ecosystem. Take one […]
(February 6, 2023)
Globally, the very rich are paying less tax and getting even richer, while the poor can buy less because of inflation. Is this right?
(January 26, 2023)
Five years ago we attended a service of lament and support for indigenous christians who cannot celebrate Australia Day with the rest of the country. The service highlighted issues that I think we all wish weren’t there, or would go away. Last night we watched an online prayer service conducted by Aboriginal christians seeking to […]
(December 30, 2022)
The church needs individuals who can innovate in a Spirit-inspired way, but group think can stifle innovation in churches.
(December 8, 2022)
As christians, our chocolate buying and eating habits can make an enormous difference, good or bad, to families living on the other side of the world.
(November 8, 2022)
Truth is sometimes hard to find in politics. Politicians and media take advantage of our trust and tell us misinformation. But we can guard against this.
(October 25, 2022)
Another christianity and alleged homophobia incident involving a football club. Can we learn anything from it?
(October 3, 2022)
The world is in a sorry state right now. Not only a brutal unjustified invasion of Ukraine with its accompanying atrocities, not only anti-democracy movements in many counties, but climate catastrophes. Record, unprecedented flooding in Europe, Pakistan and Australia. Fierce wildfires in the US, Europe and Australia. Destructive storms in the US and Japan. Worsening […]
(August 3, 2022)
Should christianity be any different in the 21st century than it has been for the last two millennia?
(June 21, 2022)
Do religion and politics mix? There are good reasons for christians to be active in politics, and some traps to avoid.