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When I’m asked, ‘Is it safe?’

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I read a brilliant article the other day about the question, ‘But, is it safe?’¬†We’re getting this question all the time as we prepare to go back to Tanzania. At one level I think people are probably just asking, ‘is there a war on there?’ because that’s the common portrayal […]

Making the Word flesh

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In one of my presentations at a recent conference, I talked about the supremacy of God’s word, the word as the presence and power of God. As I concluded my session, the presenter of the next session arrived. Part way into his session, he happened to make the same point […]

Exile is what we make of it

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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 […]