(March 22, 2023)
Its pretty obvious that the world thrives on difference. We can see it in the climate, where temperature differences lead to differences in air pressure, so we have wind. We see it in ecology, where an ecosystem is made up of different plants and animals, each playing its part in sustaining that ecosystem. Take one […]
(January 26, 2023)
Five years ago we attended a service of lament and support for indigenous christians who cannot celebrate Australia Day with the rest of the country. The service highlighted issues that I think we all wish weren’t there, or would go away. Last night we watched an online prayer service conducted by Aboriginal christians seeking to […]
(January 16, 2023)
“It’s no secret that the stars are falling from the skyIt’s no secret that our world is in darkness tonight.” U2, The Fly And it’s no secret that the church in the western world has lost credibility, numbers and influence. And that christian faith has been in decline in western countries as a proportion of […]
(December 30, 2022)
The church needs individuals who can innovate in a Spirit-inspired way, but group think can stifle innovation in churches.
(October 25, 2022)
Another christianity and alleged homophobia incident involving a football club. Can we learn anything from it?
(August 10, 2022)
The story of a conservative christian guy who became a leftist while attending a conservative christian college.
(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 […]
(June 21, 2022)
Do religion and politics mix? There are good reasons for christians to be active in politics, and some traps to avoid.
(February 7, 2022)
Two more ways the modern church ignores how and what Jesus taught, but we could easily change.
(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.