In a world where “living your own truth” reigns king, it can be difficult to share your faith. You might worry about coming across as pushy or salesy when sharing your beliefs. So how can we make Jesus seem attractive without being pushy?
Faith has a Powerful Message for Mental Health Struggles
Understanding that we are children of God, and the hope that brings us, can help us better manage and tackle mental health issues.
What Would Jesus Say to Leaders?
The least effective way of leading is leadership based on position where people follow you not because they want to, but because they have to.
When Your Armour is Too Big
When David volunteered to take on Goliath the giant, he found that the armour was too big for him. So, David went to face Goliath with five stones and a sling.
Knowledge or Wisdom? One is Better Than the Other
By: Brian Harris I chair the academic board of an Australian University College and at a recent board meeting we were discussing “the democratisation of knowledge”, which is a lovely little expression noting that information is now readily available to almost anyone. It’s simply true. I have been lecturing in class and said something like [...]
Finding True Rest in a World That’s Too Busy
Do you ever feel that you are just “too” busy? And if so, what do you think might be driving it?You might think that you have to do all the things you have in your plate, but what if you realised there were internal drivers making you too busy?
Hope For Peace Despite Conflict
In a world so riven with conflict, what does the Bible mean when it says that of the greatness of His peace there will be no end?
What is the Ultimate ‘Big Question’ People are Asking?
It would seem the the most common big question revolves around the complex and personal issue of evil and suffering in the world. This topic comes up in so many ways, even in conversations which at first sight didn’t seem to specifically address it.
A Radical Approach to Annoying Colleagues
Everyone has that annoying colleague…and to be honest, one of our colleagues probably thinks that about us too!
Mission, Ministry and Maliciousness in the Metaverse
The metaverse is here to stay. It’s not only an increasing reality for many people, it’s becoming their preferred reality.
It’s a Secular Age – But Jesus is Still Working
Jesus is still working. Yes we call it a secular age, and it truly is, but perhaps it feels like there’s the stirrings of God doing something again in the midst of all of this turmoil and angst
Volunteering Isn’t Just About Helping, it’s Community Building
At face value, volunteering is simply a generous offer of your time and skills to an organisation or cause you care about. In reality though, it goes far beyond that, having a profound affect on our cultural identity.
Three Reasons Why We Procrastinate
We all have moments of procrastination. We live in a world marred by sin, so we all inevitably have to do things we don’t enjoy doing or find hard to do.
Praying for People Even When it’s Awkward
Sometimes our obedience results in awesome moments. Other times our prayers might be a small part in a much larger picture of what God is doing in a person’s life.
Healthy Masculinity Looks Like Christlikeness
Have you ever considered what shapes your value system, or how you form your understanding of right and wrong?
The Case For Keeping Religion in Politics
It’s right to keep religion in politics, good, ordered religion, that is, or at least keep it above politics in our collective minds. Because when it’s taken out, something else fills the void.
The Reason to Rejoice
We all like a good celebration – a reason to rejoice – especially when it is something to do with us that is being celebrated!
Why Sustainability is a ‘Package’ Deal in Business
The demand for sustainability has no less than revolutionised the way companies do business. In the last decade, the move towards sustainable products, waste solutions and emissions reductions has forced businesses to pursue purpose over profits, leading the way to a new and positive form of conscious capitalism.
We Can Change Lives Just By Seeing Others Better
Have you ever felt invisible? If it’s especially bad, people don’t notice you at all, if a softer version, they sort of see you, but have placed you in an inaccurate and limiting box.
Acceptance, Societal Change and Andrew Thorburn
How can we prepare ourselves well to have healthy conservations around our concerns with others?
Why We Must Remember our Christian History
We need the past in order to plot the future and make sense of the present. In our current cultural context however, there are great efforts being made by those who wish to erase the parts of the past with which they take issue.
The Chains of the Past
There are many people who know that there are issues from their past that are profoundly holding them back in their lives.
Here’s Why We All Need Community
You can’t love on your own. Any attempt to love on your own isn’t an expression of love but of its opposite: self-centredness. To love, you need community.
Does Church Matter?
Christians are interested in the kind of church that genuinely points to Jesus and helps people grow in their relationship and obedience to Him.
Don’t ‘Quiet Quit’ Your Faith
Are you in danger of quiet quitting your faith? Jesus speaks of quiet-quitting the Christian life as those who bear no fruit because of the cares of the world.