BLOGS INDEX

FILTER BY
Latest blog posts
Iceland’s Future: Clear, Bright and Cold image
Iceland’s Future: Clear, Bright and Cold

At last a good news story that has the potential to bring the endlessly warring hard Left and the hard Right together.  Iceland  has virtually eliminated Down Syndrome through its program of foetal screening and abortion. In one fell swoop the eugenics program that once guaranteed the rise of the

Fail to plan, plan to fail image
Fail to plan, plan to fail

Greetings all, 'Fail to plan, plan to fail' is one of the best known cliches when it comes to developing any strategy, from a simple essay to a successful business, and everything in between. And with good reason! Teams who don't plan, don't know where they're

Should Christian Unions Be More Holistic in Engaging with the University? image
Should Christian Unions Be More Holistic in Engaging with the University?

Arthur Davis sent me a link to a really intriguing article he wrote about the future of campus ministry, that we then read as a staff meeting here in Hobart. It spells out ways that we can round out our campus ministries to be more effective in all four of

This is Not About the Postal Vote image
This is Not About the Postal Vote

A lot’s going to be said about that postal vote before it’s all done and dusted.  This is not about that postal vote.  This is about what the landscape may look like afterwards as far as religious expression in the public square is concerned down the line. I

Mirrors 11th August 2017 image
Mirrors 11th August 2017

You know what? I don't think I've done a Mirrors roundup post for 2 months! Sorry about that! Josh "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" Harris is doing a documentary on what went wrong with this book and its effects. The Da Vinci Code, Feminist theology, art history and Opus Dei: 3

Learning How and Why Well Meaning People Get Things Wrong image
Learning How and Why Well Meaning People Get Things Wrong

The Julia Baird article and susequent discussions about Domestic Violence and how they can manifest in Christian relationships and poorly dealth with in Christian circles has been a distressing but welcome thing. It shows how the Bible can be twisted and misunderstood and so it helps us think more carefully

Preparing the mother church to plant image
Preparing the mother church to plant

So you're thinking about the idea of becoming a hub church, but what are the steps you need to take? Time to lean on another's experience... Phil Campbell (Senior Minister at Mitchelton Presbyterian Church) has been leading the team at MPC in Brisbane since 1999. MPC is a

Odd chapter and verse divisions in the Bible: I wish this WAS how it happened image
Odd chapter and verse divisions in the Bible: I wish this WAS how it happened

[Stephanus’] fourth edition (1551) is possibly even more significant as it is the first edition of the Greek New Testament that divides the text into verses. Until then, the text has been printed all toegether, with no indication of verse division. There’s an amusing anecdote associated with how

 < 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›
  • 3
  • 233