Should christianity be any different in the 21st century than it has been for the last two millennia?
Do religion and politics mix? There are good reasons for christians to be active in politics, and some traps to avoid.
Were christians pressed to vote for narrow self interest rather than the broad issues of inequality and unjustice that Jesus cared so much about?
Could a team of mostly secular volunteers teach us christians a thing or two about unity, purpose, commitent and creativity?
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 […]
The Ukraine conflict leads me to some conflicting thoughts about war, justice, non-violence and the Sermon on the Mount.
Two more ways the modern church ignores how and what Jesus taught, but we could easily change.
Stories have started to emerge, the last few years, about abuse suffered in churches. It is good to listen, and learn ….. and respond.
Jesus told a little parable against the Jewish religious leaders that I don’t recall ever hearing anyone preach on. It’s in Matthew and Luke, and it tells of two sons.
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: […]