Hearing A Sermon

As  Christ  speaks  to  the  seven  churches  of  Asia  in  Revelation  2-3,  there  is  a  refrain:  ‘He  who  has  an  ear,  let  him  hear  what  the  Spirit  says  to  the  …

What if Jesus is Good?

It  used  to  be  taken  for  granted  that,  by  and  large,  many  people  who  did  not  give  much  thought  to  the  matter  would  almost  instinctively  agree  with  Peter’s  words  that  …

The Moral Malaise in Public Life

In 1916 and 1917, during World War I, Australia went through two divisive referenda dealing with the issue of whether men could be conscripted for overseas service. In 2017 we …

Thoughts on Euthanasia

Spring is in the air, and once again the thoughts of progressives turn to euthanasia and/or assisted suicide. At the time of writing, the NSW Parliament is expected to deal …

Confidence – The Right Kind

The fuel that drives so much of modern society seems to be a form of bravado, expressed in terms of confidence. Confidence is one of those many terms which can …

The Golden Rule

Many people will appeal to the so-called Golden Rule as their guide as to how they conduct their lives – or how they think they conduct their lives. It is …

One Thing Needful

While being distracted by a number of battles – all of them which I believed to be valid, and still do so believe – I came to Spurgeon’s exposition of …