Our DEEPer series this year is entitled ‘Love equals’. What is love? – a question for the ages. Instead of trying to answer it, I will offer a few reflections about how our current culture is engaging with this enduring question. Firstly, everyone agrees love is
On Wednesday night I will speak to the George Pell conviction. Some have asked me why I have not addressed this earlier. I have tried. It is complex. For today I wish to make three points: Firstly, it happened, and it happens. George Pell’s conviction may
A few comments Patrick Lok made at the missions breakfast struck me. One was this: the Chinese churches response to the recent increase in persecution is to lay low for a while, the Chinese church has seen this before. To my Western ears that sounds weak.
Making sense of senseless violence, as occurred in NZ, is almost impossible; but we must try. Hatred is a destructive force. It begets more hate, and descends into a death spin. Nothing good comes from it. Hatred can come from any side: From the right, from