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Gender empowerment

I sometimes get the feeling that Christians aren’t much closer to the meaning of gender than anyone else. On the one hand, there’s mainstream Australian Christianity, which often acts as if gender doesn’t really exist, or doesn’t say anything much about it, and so disempowers anyone with a gender.  It […]

The Last

Saving the best until last was a lesson I learned very early on in my childhood when I’d eaten all the yummy things on my plate and was left with a pile of mashed potato. So in my SWOT Vac I motivated myself for Old Testament and New Testament by […]

Speeches

I’ve been thinking a bit about 18th / 21st / 30th speeches recently. I’ve been asked to give a few but recently I’ve been wondering what I would say at my own child’s celebration. I realise I may be getting a bit ahead of myself here! But bear with me. […]

Book Review: Desiring God

“God is most glorified when I am most satisfied in him” is a phrase I hear in a broad range of Christian circles. It’s the main thesis of John Piper in Desiring God. It’s an interesting concept, and one which I’ve heard used to justify a variety of theological and […]