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Okay Thought Leaders: It’s Time to Stop Bagging Out the “Average Church Member”

I don’t think it’s encouraging for church members to keep on reading on socials what a poor job they are doing.

Is Russell Finally Branding Himself A Christian?

If you haven’t seen the video of Russell Brand declaring that he’s getting seriously interested in Christianity – watch it now.

A Christian Response to Suicide: Learning from the Past

When it comes to handling suicide, the church has made its greatest mistakes when it has not allowed pain to touch its own heart.

Jesus, Evangelism and Our Fabulous Holiday

No amount of luxury holidays seem to block the bitter wind of anxiety in our modern West. It is beginning to feel like storms are brewing.

The Two Basic Human Needs: Bios and Zoë

Maslow once thought our highest need was to fulfil our individual potential; he later revised this, realising we have spiritual needs too.

Kim’s Convenience, and Asian Dad Stereotypes

Like most sitcom family dads, Appa from ‘Kim’s Convenience’ is a bumbling goofball. But there’s a hole in his heart, writes Sam Chan.

People are Deconstructing their Faith. Here’s How to Respond

If you or someone you know is going through a process of deconstruction in their faith, here are some things to remember.

When Church is Beautiful

I don’t know if you have ever left a church service thinking, “Wow – that was really beautiful.” Here are two Sundays where I did…

When Death Starts to Take Our Friends

Matthew Perry’s death sobers us. It reminds us of the fleeting nature of life and the fading nature of beauty.

What Does the Bible Say about Today’s Culture? A Lot, Says Academic

Everyone is shaped by their own culture, even if they’d like to think they stand apart from it says Christopher Watkin.

What Is It About E-Bikes?

It’s wrong of me to shake my head at e-bikes. Because someone else could say to me: “You have wheels assisting you! Why don’t you walk?”

How Jesus Launched a Sexual Revolution That Protects Children

Outrage against paedophilia is not universal, neither through history nor through many cultures around the world today.

How Did Nepo Babies Become A Thing?

A “nepo baby” is a child of a famous parent who succeeds in that parent’s industry. Usually in arts and entertainment…

Who Do You Imitate?

Maybe it’s worth looking at the life of Jesus and learning from him – for he might be the best one to imitate.

Being Single has Eternal Value, Says Theologian

God has a vision and a purpose and a dignity for singleness in the life of His people that is grander than we realise.

Podcasting: Is This the Next Testament?

Via podcasts, the truths of the Bible are being rediscovered and re-presented for a new culture, a new generation, a new people of God.

Why Are My Allergies Trying to Kill Me?

Why do we have allergies? Because our body’s own immune system is attacking itself. Sometimes we do that to ourselves emotionally, too.

Let’s Talk About The Voice – and the Christian Ideas It Raises

The Voice to Parliament referendum is a chance for a deeper conversation about ideas which are at the heart of the Christian faith.