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A really lovely statement of faith

This is the supplementary statement of faith of the Australian Evangelical Alliance, as found at Ethos. We worship the only God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit, whose creative, outgoing love overflowed from the divine community to create the universe and who calls us to share in eternal life […]

Songs for faith and doubt

The opposite of faith is not doubt. Even unbelief is not the opposite of faith. That’s why the Bible’s characters are able to rage at and accuse God, and this is an expression of their faith. It’s why we have psalms dedicated to the feeling of abandonment by God. Faith […]

A first visit to the mosque

It was Wednesday and Elliot’s teacher informed me after school that he was part of the Eid Al-Adha assembly, and would need one of the long white Muslim gowns for it. Could I source one by Friday? I thought I’d seen them being sold at a mosque just around the […]

What makes a good husband or wife

The other day a Tanzanian friend shared over a whatsapp group qualifications of a good husband or a good wife. Each one began with a list and explanation of lesser types of husbands and wives. Today I provide summary translation of the qualifications of husbands and wives. In the next […]