We grip a New Year’s Eve sparkler and hope it will light the year ahead.
‘I love you and you and you and you and me and you and you and me and you and you!’ Pointing at four of my grandchildren in turn and occasionally at myself for comic relief – it was a fun game with a happy message. ‘Funny Pa Pa, you love yourself?!’ said the oldest […]
At six minutes and 14 seconds past midnight on January 1, 2013 I took this photo. I didn’t know this at the time, but my phone did, on which I captured the image. At the same moment a person in front raised their hand also to take a photo so that it appears they are […]
The Christian life is a complex interplay of command, conscience and covenant – and none of these words are particularly popular or well understood in our culture or, perhaps, by many in the church. From time to time debates rage in one corner of Christendom or another as to what Christians should or shouldn’t do […]
The Sydney Morning Herald has started the year with a flurry of faith-related articles. The church cricket competition, in which your’s truly plays (off to training this afternoon…), gets a mention in Cricket’s culture club hardest one to join. That famous Australian Christian institution, beach mission, is covered favourably in Sun and salvation make a divine holiday […]