A barren land stretched out below from the mountain top with not a drop of rain in sight from where the sky met the sea to the east. It had been this way for years and the country was on… Read More ›
There were many prophecies in 2020 that Donald Trump would win re-election. And interestingly, many of the prophets that foretold a Trump triumph have now come out publicly to repent.1 Two ‘stars’ aligned in 2016 heralding in the reign of… Read More ›
Culture is a slippery concept for Christians to navigate and engage. Do we seperate from culture to keep ourselves pure and sanctified from the world? Or have we been called to live in the world so we can be a… Read More ›
Does a false prophecy make a false prophet? There were many prophecies in 2020 that Donald Trump would win re-election. Can the church still recognise a prophetic voice within its ranks and if so, how do we discern our prophets’ messages?
This Australia Day raises more questions on our identity. Covid has revealed cracks in our Federation as the States withdraw to colonial borders. Why the paranoia of alien invasion and contagions? What past trauma might have possesed us?
What is it about a New Year that compels us toward new beginnings and resolutions with born again fervour? Why not birthdays which are personal New Years or Sundays, the start of a new week offering the opportunity to start… Read More ›
Is Apple TV’s Ted Lasso a Christ figure that inspires us to live like Jesus? Or does he represent a Christless Christianity that sells us God’s kingdom without the king? Did Ted Lasso do what Jesus would do this Christmas?
Yesterday’s heroes were the cowboy and rock star. Today’s hero is the entrepeneur. Our heroes tell us who we are in the age we live. But can they interpret Christian life and mission? Are apostles also entrepeneurs?
Can mony buy us love? Or make us happy? The Sixties revolution promised love and peace but then sold out to the market. The hippies grew up into boomer yuppies. Their children defined by demographics and brands. Can we still find love without money?
We are all children of the 60s, even millenials. A lot happened then that shapes our world now. But the decade that opened with the promise of liberation and peace ended with riots and body bags returning from Vietnam. What happened to ‘all you need is love’ and the revolution?