George Floyd’s death is a tragedy.
A police officer abused his power and a man died. The officer should be punished accordingly, and he has been.Read more
Wonder at life has been responsible for many of the questions humans have pondered throughout the ages.Read more
Recently I gave my extended thoughts on the NSW abortion bill. It has since passed the lower house of the NSW Parliament.
Beneath that fact lies some detail that many won’t know about.Read more
Israel Folau comprehensively upstaged the recent election campaign. But both leaders fled from the issue of his sacking by Rugby Australia over his social media posts, despite its obvious importance to ordinary people.Read more
Why does religious freedom matter...because it does matter, I think, from a Christian perspective.Read more
A wise man once gave me a valuable principle for life.
“If you want to really understand an issue,” he said with a furrowed brow, “you shouldn’t just try to learn as much as you can about it.”
He paused, then explained himself.
“To really understand an issue, you need to grasp the organising principle that lies behind it.”Read more
The truth of Easter speaks to the very attacks which have overshadowed it.
As most will know by now, at least three Sri Lankan hotels and three churches were bombed during Easter services at the weekend. Roughly 300 are dead, 450 wounded.
We must pray for these people in the hour of their suffering, and for their persecutors, as Jesus reminded us to do.
But Sri Lanka speaks of a reality that’s common on the global scene.Read more
“I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to all who believe…” (Rom 1:16)
There was once a society very similar to our own.
Children were seen as a burden. They were routinely left to die in the hours after their birth, for the convenience of their parents, in a primitive abortion-like practice.Read more
Just because a law exists in a statute or precedent does not make it right.
Psalm 94:20 speaks of “wicked rulers… who frame injustice by statute,” making a clear distinction between what is right, and what is law.
Most people resonate with that idea.Read more