Euthanasia and the Good Death

The arrival of the Greens as a real political force in Australia has meant, among other things, that euthanasia is going to be promoted in Australian parliaments, both state and …

Standing Up For Our Rights

New South Wales is now second only to California so far as litigation is concerned. A part-time masseuse has sued her employer because her clients’ whingeing made her depressed. She …

SELF-ESTEEM: THE PASSING OF A FAD?

Editorial From the Newsletter of Revesby Presbyterian Church May 2010 Rev Dr Peter Barnes These days one tends to read the Sydney Morning Herald to make sure one’s blood pressure …

ONE THING AT A TIME

Editorial From the Newsletter of Revesby Presbyterian Church April 2010 Rev Dr Peter Barnes It is sometimes surprising how simple things can have an impact on us. Joni Eareckson Tada …

MEDITATION ON PSALM 105:1

Editorial From the Newsletter of Revesby Presbyterian Church March 2010 Rev Dr Peter Barnes Psalm 105 is an historical Psalm which recalls with gratitude God’s gracious dealings with His people …

SELLING A PRODUCT?

Editorial From the Newsletter of Revesby Presbyterian Church February 2010 Rev Dr Peter Barnes Is the minister of a church to be seen as akin to a CEO of a …

DEATH, THE LAST ENEMY

Editorial From the Newsletter of Revesby Presbyterian Church January 2010 Rev Dr Peter Barnes The apostle Paul refers to death as ‘the last enemy to be destroyed’ (1 Cor.15:26). When …

JESUS CHRIST, BORN OF A VIRGIN

Editorial From the Newsletter of Revesby Presbyterian Church December 2009 Rev Dr Peter Barnes It is customary, even compulsory, in many circles these days to lampoon the belief that Jesus …