Flat Earth theory in the middle ages
Is the idea that people believed the Earth was flat in the middle ages truth or a carefully spun fantasy?
DANCING ON THE GRAVESTONE OF CHRISTIANITY
The 2021 National Census records makes sobering reading. Figures released last Tuesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal that the number of Australians...
The life and death of “The Dodger”
I didn’t like Christians and certainly not con artists. One day everything changed with a flyer in my mailbox . . .
How to spot a Christian
Christians are more than just people who believe in Jesus—though that’s important. Real Christians are those who live to bless others.
Is Christianity a cult?
On what would have been infamous cult leader Jim Jones’ 90th birthday, we critically assess whether modern-day Christian groups are using cult tactics.
Where is God in the pain of systemic injustice?
If your perception of the church is gilded cathedrals and televangelists fundraising for an upgrade to their private jet, you might wonder whether the God of the Bible really cares about those who are forgotten and abused.
Is the Christian view of sex anti-love?
It’s fashionable these days to champion almost any form of sexual expression between consenting adults—why would anyone stand in the way of love? But is this view too simplistic?
The power of the cross
It’s the most recognisable symbol on earth and yet one early Christian leader admitted that following the crucified Jesus makes no sense—except for what happened next.
Not a perfect story
Anna McGahan’s Metanoia is an unflinchingly honest memoir of her journey in the arts, femininity and transforming faith.
So you’re church- shopping . . .
Churches are changing and it’s easy to be blinded by the razzle-dazzle of slick marketing. How do you find the church God is calling you to?
Don’t hang up
What does genuine Christian faith look like when faced with everyday annoyances. . . like scammers who keep calling your number?
The Pact packs a punch
What does it take to turn an out-of-control kid into a disciplined fighting machine?