Tag: Jesus

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.

Christianity, colonialism and capitalism
(November 23, 2021)

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. […]

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?

Jesus’ death and the “least of these”
(April 1, 2021)

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

God became a baby – who can understand it?
(December 23, 2020)

Christmas is about a baby and his mother. But there’s a lot more to think about than that, when we look for explanations.

Living the way of Jesus
(October 20, 2020)

What if, as well as talking and learning and speaking to others about our faith, we tried to put his radical teachings into practice in our daily lives?

Was Jesus a socialist?
(July 29, 2020)

Some christians are accusing others of being socialists, as if that’s bad. But is it? Are Jesus’ teachings socialist?

Getting to know Nazareth
(June 20, 2020)

Archaeology continues to reveal new insights into Jesus’ boyhood town and the culture of its inhabitants.

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.