Tag: christians

Jesus’ death and the “least of these”

Who did Jesus die for? Do the poor, the outcast and the forgotten get any special treatment? Jesus seems to hint at this.

Christians and cultural Marxism

Is being a christian “cultural Marxist” worse than being a heretic? Why are christians so polarised these days?

Donald Trump and the prophets

American christians are deeply polarised over their response to Donald Trump. Why is this, and where does it leave the church?

Worrying you can’t believe in the Old Testament any more

A conversation about how it feels to question the Old Testament while continuing to believe in Jesus.

Christian nationalism: will the true christians please stand up!

Is a new religion of christian nationalism being formed in the US, and in Australia? Or is it an old heresy re-vitalised?

When Jesus becomes a slogan

Jesus told a little parable against the Jewish religious leaders that I don’t recall ever hearing anyone preach on. It’s in Matthew and Luke, and it tells of two sons.

Two kinds of christians? (An outsider's view)

A “heathen” notices that Right Wing Christians and Left Wing Christians have very different priorities.

Prayer, mental health, God, church …. and Covid-19

In these troubled times, people’s mental health is under stress, but there are things we can all do, and churches can do, to help.

5 ways to live in a toxic world

A few weeks back I posted about living in a toxic world, because of unattractive and nasty things I was seeing: Lack of compassion and loss of community Polarisation and tribalism Triviality The dumbing down of politics The rich control the media A number of political ploys seem to have led us to this point: […]

They said what !!???

These words from christian and political leaders speak for themselves.