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Exile is what we make of it

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 […]

Learning to speak Christian

Rob Bell is releasing a new book, Love Wins, raising the question of universalism. He’s been censured with astonishing speed by a string of American evangelicals, like these two at the Gospel Coalition. One guy has even written an embarrassing point-by-point refutation of — guess what — the book’s promotional video. How […]

Food for the future (RRoundup)

Today we finished our early church history subject (30-451AD).  Here are  some of the big ideas from the course.  It’s taught by Rhys Bezzant, who’s also starting up the Jonathan Edwards Centre Australia. All aboard for Post-Christendom The world has changed already.  The Western church can no longer count on […]