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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

Nathan Brown

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Walk With Us

Understanding the "Uluru Statement from the Heart" and what it means for Australia.
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Does Prayer Work?

"Thoughts and prayers" are often sent out without considering how the second part really works. Turns out that most people don't understand prayer—and that might be the whole point.
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The Good Place: great questions, medium answers

The popular NBC comedy series, The Good Place, tackles the big questions—ethics, philosophy and destiny. But, chuckles aside, how accurate was its depiction of the afterlife? Warning: Spoilers ahead.
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God’s generous gift

What’s waiting for you under the Christmas tree may seem exciting, but there’s something far greater . . .
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31 Days of Christmas

Nathan Brown’s Advent accompanies the reader on an unexpectedly deep yet accessible journey into the Christmas story.
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Investing in nonviolence

Amid war-torn Afghanistan, an Australian writer discovers a dedicated group of young people who want to fight back . . . with peace.
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Stubborn faith

When you’re angry at God, pray. When there’s nothing left that’s worth saying, pray.
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Humble faith

If you’re proud of your humility, you’ve missed the point!
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Consoling faith

Critics sometimes deride religious faith as a crutch for the weak. They may have a point, but there’s more to the story.
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Trusting faith

Do you need to understand something completely before you can trust it? Please, take a seat.
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Our refugee problem

"Australia is full"—a statement that ignores the thousands of refugees. Is it moral to rid ourselves of asylum seekers?
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Practising faith

Are you serious about your spiritual life? Maybe you need to spend time not just learning, but putting into practice what you learn.