Tag: Change the church

Why politicians, media and advertisers can get away with untruths
(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.

The church vs secular culture on gender identity: are we listening?
(October 25, 2022)

Another christianity and alleged homophobia incident involving a football club. Can we learn anything from it?

8 actions to save God’s world and his people
(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 […]

But is the church listening?
(September 5, 2022)

Many younger people have important things to say to the church. But so far I don’t think many churches are listening.

Was Jesus a leftist?
(August 10, 2022)

The story of a conservative christian guy who became a leftist while attending a conservative christian college.

Faith for our future?
(August 3, 2022)

Should christianity be any different in the 21st century than it has been for the last two millennia?

Lessons learned along the way
(July 10, 2022)

I have been following Jesus, albeit imperfectly, for about 60 years! It was during the period from about October 1961 to September 1962 that I decided not only that I believed in Jesus, but I was willing to follow him in my life. Since that time in a reformed evangelical church, I’ve come to think […]

Religion & politics: unequally yoked?
(June 21, 2022)

Do religion and politics mix? There are good reasons for christians to be active in politics, and some traps to avoid.

Not looking to our own interests?
(June 7, 2022)

Were christians pressed to vote for narrow self interest rather than the broad issues of inequality and unjustice that Jesus cared so much about?

A sense of purpose and community
(May 30, 2022)

Could a team of mostly secular volunteers teach us christians a thing or two about unity, purpose, commitent and creativity?