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How to cope with going back to work after holidays

How to cope with going back to work after holidays Do you enjoy a summer break after a busy year of work? At the beginning of their summer holidays most Australians are preparing for Christmas, and thoughts might occasionally stray back to work and the to-do list which didn’t quite get done. But after lunch on Christmas Day we can finally breathe…

The Age of Exposure is Exposed – Part 2

The age of exposure is exposed – Part 2  This is the second part of a two part series that looks at the confused sexual ethic of our society and why God’s way works. Part 1 can also be found on the church web site.  Dead Men Walking Anyone who held a traditional view on marriage, for example, was rejected as a…

The age of exposure is exposed – Part 1

The age of exposure is exposed – Part 1 Each week another high profile person is accused of inappropriate sexual advances. No doubt many an actor in Hollywood or powerful CEO is looking down the barrel of the end of their career now, waiting in trepidation for the email, Tweet, blog post that pulls the trigger. Hollywood ran at the head of…

Putting the ‘Christ’ into Christmas

Putting the ‘Christ’ into ‘Christmas’   Over recent years Australians have been pressured to be politically correct and tolerant. Often it is the squeakiest wheel that gets the most media attention and results in the most rapid change in our pluralistic society. Pluralism is the belief that all ideas are equally valid and true (unless of course your idea is that there’s…

Standing firm as a follower of Jesus

Standing firm as a follower of Jesus In our ever-changing society here are some thoughts I recently came across on how we should live as followers of Jesus. 1) Recognise what has changed We’re increasingly a despised minority. Mainstream culture has officially left us and our (so-called) ‘bigoted’ views behind. And so, we need to learn how to live as a despised…

The Problem with Atheism According to a Secular Psychologist – Part 2

The Problem With Atheism According To A Secular Psychologist – Part 2 This is part 2 of a series by Akos Balogh. He is the Executive Director of  The Gospel Coalition Australia. You can reach him on twitter via @akosbaloghcom, or at his blog akosbalogh.com 3) When Acts of Virtue are Irrational A striking historical example. There are many possible situations where…

The problem with Atheism according to a secular Psychologist – Part 1

The Problem With Atheism According To A Secular Psychologist This is part 1 of a series by Akos Balogh. He is the Executive Director of  The Gospel Coalition Australia. You can reach him on twitter via @akosbaloghcom, or at his blog akosbalogh.com   Modern Atheism has a problem. At least according to a Professor of Psychology at Toronto University, named Jordan Peterson.…