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?
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?
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?
Do accidents just happen? Or do we encourage bad driving by designing cars where we do less of the driving? Have we hard wired a consumer ethic into our automated technologies of distraction in our quest for freedom? 9 minutes read
Working from home in Covid lockdown has seen an increase in work productivity. We seem to be caught up in an endless cycle of work without reprieve. It seems harder than ever to rest when you can’t even take a holiday away in lockdown! Have we forgotten the meaning of Sabbath? 6 minute read
The Matrix has been analysed to death but life in COVID lock down is a good time to re-visit this cyberpunk, sci-fi retelling of apocalypse and ask the question – is there still hope? 10 minute read
Nothing is what it seems. A chair is not just a prop nor is a bug just a virus. How do we know what’s real from fake? A fun intro to metaphysics that won’t hurt your brain. 8 minute read.