Tag Archive for: christianity

Report Reveals Christians Are Facing Growing Persecution

In its 30th year of publication, the Open Doors World Watch List lists the nations where Christians face the most severe persecution.

Why Does My Wife Restack the Dishwasher?

When I stack the dishwasher, my wife re-stacks it. I can never get it right! So I simply give up. I think some of us are like that with God.

‘Video’ Discipleship In a ‘Digital’ Age – Why The Church Needs to Catch Up

The world is discipling us, not on the basis of intellectual argument, but at a deeply subterranean emotional level, writes Stephen McAlpine.

Wrestling with History in an Age That Disregards it

As a society are we are losing our historical literacy, or our ability to engage in moral reasoning about history?

The Big Fat Ugly Lie Most Christians Believe

Many Christian denominations have upheld standards of “perfection” that create a fundamental misunderstanding of the gospel message.

Domestic Violence: The Church Can’t be Absent From Addressing the Issue

“Rates of domestic abuse in the church community are about the same as in the broader community,” Anglicare’s Lynda Dunstan says.

The God Who Comes to You

The God who comes to you is not the God whom many people know. They mainly know the God to whom they have to come, writes Eliezer Gonzalez.

Food Can Prompt Us Toward Godly Wonder, Says Writer Erin Davis

Realising how unhealthy her approach to food had become, Erin Davis began to wonder what the Bible had to say about food.

Why Do I Hate Vacuuming?

Vacuuming is boring. It’s indoors. But mowing the lawn is exciting. It’s outdoors. There’s danger! Context is everything.

Okay, So it’s a Secular Age – But Jesus is Still Working

We don’t need to tailor the gospel message to make it more acceptable to the modern progressive mind, writes Stephen McAlpine.

What Shall We Do About Our Coffee Snobbery?

In the Bible, Jesus says sin is being confident of your own righteousness and looking down on others is a sin. Does that make coffee snobbery, sinful?

When a Jewish Thought Leader Flies the Flag for Christianity

When a Jewish thought-leader is championing the cause of Christianity, you know there’s got to be good reason. John Anderson catches up with Dennis Prager.

Faith has a Powerful Message for Mental Health Struggles

Chris Cipollone, an author and speaker specialising in mental health, would like people to see that faith has something powerful to say for mental health.

Hey Christian, Don’t ‘Quiet Quit’ Your Faith

Quiet quitting the Christian life is when people bear no fruit because of ‘the cares of the world’… or as we might put it today, “everyday life”.

Does Church Matter?

The church needs to be made up of genuine disciples – even if the music is lousy, and the congregation a tad unusual, writes Brian Harris.

Between Toxic Positivity and a ‘Deus Remotus’: Getting the Balance Right

In our relationship with God, there is no need for toxic positivity and pretence, nor for cynical resignation, writes Brian Harris.

Getting Rid of the Cross

There are many people who try to get rid of the Cross, and in many different ways, and not all of them are atheists, writes Dr Eliezer Gonzalez.

The Day the Queen Met the King

Last week, the Queen, who had so often heard the term “Your Majesty” spoken to her, would have spoken them to someone else. The one true King.