Should we seek God’s guidance in the mundane things? To an Aussie this might seem a bit absurd, especially if it’s the truly ordinary things, like the morning choice between Weetbix and Vegemite toast. Surely we need to begin at a higher level. Life direction. That’s where God’s will really […]
Like so much of Rob Bell’s work, What We Talk About When We Talk About God is really a sort of sermon: accessible, full of anecdotes, and with a clear persuasive thrust. The content, too, is what we might have expected. When We Talk About God shows Bell drawing on his […]
Red Twin is doing a course on feminism in Islam at MST. I’m disappointed I can’t go but she’s filling me in on what she’s learning. Thinking about their own viewpoint, on the first day, students were sent home to ask people the question ‘Is the patriarchy of the Bible […]
I’ve already written about wanting to explore the Trinity more in my time at college. It was a hole I felt in my theology. This next issue, word and spirit, came out of my experience and was much more personal for me. When I was in uni, a guest speaker […]
There were several issues arising from the conference. This is less about the conference or its speakers than questions that we’re left with.
We just got back from a retreat with our college learning community. Rhys Bezzant is hoping to stitch together spiritually sustainable Christian leaders who are prepared for the long haul of a life of adversity. He took us through two studies on Jesus’ letters to the church of Smyrna and […]
Here is a talk I gave last year to youth and young adults at Christ Church Dingley, covering Revelation 17-19 with a nod to School of Rock. There is a handout that goes along with it, as a tool to give people a cultural hook and a vocabulary with which to speak […]