Tag: christianity

Three things the modern church can learn from Jesus (2)
(February 7, 2022)

Two more ways the modern church ignores how and what Jesus taught, but we could easily change.

Three things the modern church can learn from Jesus (1)
(February 1, 2022)

Jesus is not just our saviour but also our teacher and leader. Here are ways we can better follow him in our churches.

Reading the Old Testament
(November 3, 2021)

My journey, and maybe your journey too, in understanding the Old Testament and learning to appreciate it and understand the obvious problems.

Hell and the resurrection of the righteous
(August 21, 2021)

The conventional christian view of hell is surely wrong. It isn’t taught in the Old Testament, nor in the New. And it wasn’t what Jesus taught.

Experiencing doubt and believing in Jesus
(August 6, 2021)

If we find ourselves having doubts about Jesus and needing to reconstruct our faith, how can we find a good basis?

Church in a Circle: practical ideas to encourage participation not passivity
(February 6, 2021)

A revolutionary blog is resurrected here. Don’t miss out!.

Next steps along the Way?
(January 13, 2021)

It’s easier to deconstruct faith, but harder to reconstruct. This book has some good ideas.

Is it time to ditch the sermon?
(July 18, 2020)

Protestant church services have included long sermons since before we were all born. But the coronavirus pandemic may be changing all that.

Will Covid-19 change the church?
(May 15, 2020)

A recent report offers hope that churches may make some helpful changes that will improve how they serve the world.

Brad Jersak on God, love, atonement and life
(February 23, 2020)

North American writer, teacher and theologian, Brad Jersak, was in Australia recently, and we were able to spend a day hearing him sharing his convictions about God and his love, Jesus and the atonement, and life. There was a lot to like and learn from, and some challenging ideas – all worth sharing with you.