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.
Another christianity and alleged homophobia incident involving a football club. Can we learn anything from it?
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 […]
Do religion and politics mix? There are good reasons for christians to be active in politics, and some traps to avoid.
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.
I used to be a decent, conservative boy. But in my old age, it seems I have been radicalised. I think you can blame Jesus for that. When you’re young you accept what you’re told (sometimes) Growing up in postwar Australia, the world seemed pretty secure and mum and dad taught us what was right. […]
Many “prophets” said God told them Trump would win. Now he hasn’t won, what will they do? Admit they were wrong, or re-interpret what they said?
A “heathen” notices that Right Wing Christians and Left Wing Christians have very different priorities.