Radical expressive individualism – deciding who we want to be outside of the confines of others – isn’t creating the flourishing they promise on the bottle.
With the coming of Jesus, every part of the worship package has been completed by a priest who never had to offer a sacrifice for his own sins.
After Will Smith’s infamous ‘slap’ incident at the Oscars, Stephen McAlpine reflects on his own humiliating moment, and the soul-searching that followed.
Shane Warne seemed so alive. And now he’s not. Death: it fizzes and pops at us like a Warnie turner on a fifth day wicket… it’s the wrong ‘un we can’t pick.
Young men in droves are getting the snip. And often their reason, is that the world is running out of hope and why would you want to bring a child into it?
Are we so attached to our technology that we have lost the ability to tune out and turn off? What are the implications for us relationally and spiritually?
It was a reminder to me that people come into our lives in parts, we never get to see the whole picture of what they may be going through.
In his novel The City and The City, English author China Mieville sets a murder mystery in two cities, Beszel and Ul Quoma.
The first truly shocking celebrity death I recall was that of the most photographed woman on the planet, Princess Di. I still remember the day.
2: 59:59 That was my goal anyway. My goal for the Perth Marathon. The magical, and elusive, sub three. A sub three marathon while I’m still able.