Last week I posted 4 things Aussie students can learn from Tanzanian students. Here are 4 things Tanzanian students can learn from Aussie students. You’ll notice they roughly correlate to last week’s points. More gross generalisations, of course. Your voice matters. While Tanzanian students have a wonderful sense of being […]
Students within a global movement like IFES have much in common, but each national movement has its own strengths and weaknesses. We’ve seen two such movements up close – Tanzania and Australia – and each has things to learn from the other. Next week I’ll post 4 things Tanzanian students […]
We Christians have expected post-Christendom Australia to be pretty easy-going, wrote Stephen McAlpine a couple of weeks ago — but the harsh reality is Babylon, which he calls Exile Stage Two. In a follow-up post, he characterises this experience as a cage fight. Here’s my response. Exile is a given […]
Cards on the table: I belong at least loosely in the complementarian camp, though most people we meet are surprised by that, which is either an indictment of Arthur and me as complete hypocrites, or a wonderful compliment because in our view, good complementarians should look like egalitarians (and the […]
Over the last year I’ve plowed through a lot of short fiction and continued to nurture my interest in speculative fiction by women, but here are some of my highlights.
Tanzania Snapshots are short videos on hot topics, an educational library of cross-cultural perspectives designed for our partner churches.
In Australia, what kind of church do you go to? A uni church? Church in a cinema? A night service, or maybe a family service? There are quite a few different choices, but I want to suggest here that there’s more to these configurations than just timetabling and location. In Australia we have […]