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?
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
Church authority has devolved from the Pope in Rome to the Protestant clergy industry. The increased fragmentation of denominations in a post Covid church will precipitate a further crisis in church leadership and denominational authority. How might church leadership change and adapt in the post Covid church?
The number one question for many of us in church leadership this last year has been, what will church look like coming out of Covid lockdown into a new kind of normal? Will we recover and get back to a… Read More ›
Welcome to Melbourne. The most locked down city in the world. Us Aussies are a compliant lot, but a year and a half of six lock downs are taking their toll on the easy going ‘she’ll be right mate’ attitude…. Read More ›
Where were you when you heard the news on September 11? And where are we 20 years later? We have seen the rise of the politics of tribes and rights. And the demand of the people for the return of the king. But which king will save us now? 9 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