Are you reviewing and changing your beliefs, moving on from the church you were once part of, or maybe even all churches. How then do you stay true to Jesus?
Inequality of income and opportunity is the cause of many evils in the world, yet we western Christians find it hard to avoid it. What should we do?
Is Bible study helping us be better disciples of Jesus, or is Bible knowledge actually a substitute for obedience?
Well the Barbie movie is out, with much fanfare. Most people seem to love it and think it’s fun. But a few are calling it feminist and “woke”. It’s not the only thing that is being criticised as “woke” these days. Political correctness is woke. Black Lives Matter is woke. Feminism is woke. These are […]
Do you feel close to God? Would you describe yourself as a spiritual person? Have you ever had a meaningful experience of God that has impacted you deeply? I have to confess I must answer “no” to each of those questions. My faith is much more based on facts and ideas and knowledge. But everyone […]
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 […]
Globally, the very rich are paying less tax and getting even richer, while the poor can buy less because of inflation. Is this right?
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 […]
The church needs individuals who can innovate in a Spirit-inspired way, but group think can stifle innovation in churches.
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.