Cultivating a Culture of Growth in the Church

Another sad story of church stagnation.  Faces lined with weary stubbornness dot the congregation.  Numbers are depleted since our last visit a few years ago, but besides the smaller numbers... Read more

Doubt: A Self Examination

This quote from Tim Keller’s The Reason for God has really challenged my thinking over the past two weeks: “A faith without some doubts is like a human body without any antibodies in i... Read more

Is Judaism Christian?

I have been amazed in recent years by the strong influence of Judaism within Christianity in Australia. I recently heard of an Independent Baptist church publicly celebrating Passover. I reg... Read more

Learning from history

CONTENT WARNING: This post contains material which some readers may find disturbing. If you do not wish to see this material, please stop reading now. “Mum! Why do I have to study all... Read more

What’s Your Style?

I  worked part-time in a department store during my seminary years.  The store promoted clothing from Ralph Lauren and other brands, with glossy posters and creative displays.   Each brand p... Read more

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