Tag: christianity

Faith for the future?
(September 19, 2022)

You don’t have to be worried about faith deconstruction. You can go about it in a constructive way.

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

I seem to be having some similar conversations recently. Younger people (though nearly everyone’s younger than me!) saying how the church isn’t listening to them, isn’t helping them in their faith. In some cases it’s hurting their faith. At a time when the church in first world countries like Australia and USA is losing members, […]

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.

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)

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