Social Justice


Uh-oh. You can probably already tell from the title that I am going to stir the pot a little bit. That’s ok. Topics like social justice should be based on the premise that we can have a rational conversation. After all, I keep hearing that we need to have a conversation about it, so let’s […]

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Meaning


Why am I here? What is my purpose? Is there life after death? Is this really all there is? These are questions that have plagued the human conscious for millennia and many claim to have closed the book on such questions. So sure of themselves that all the I’s have been dotted and the T’s […]

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A Word For My Generation


There are few discourses in the scripture that are as powerful as Paul’s discourse on Mars’ Hill in Acts 17. Contrary to popular belief, Mars’ Hill was not simply a pagan shrine. In reality, it was a kind of court room. It’s very likely that Paul’s discourse was a defense at his trial, which makes […]

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Christian Character: Love


“A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho…” Thus begins what is probably the most famous parable in the entire ministry of Jesus. The Parable of the Good Samaritan teaches us so many things, but above everything else it teaches us what love really looks like. It teaches us that how you treat your […]

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Christian Character: Self-Sacrifice


Genesis 44 contains a story that every Christian should read and apply. I know. We typically don’t look at Old Testament stories as examples of Christian character, and for good reason. They contain no stories about Christ Himself. Yet, if we truly believe that Jesus was both God and man then it makes sense to […]

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ACTS


As most of you who follow this blog know, I work for The Pentecostals of Sydney as the Church Administrator. This is a role I have been in for over 10 years now – hello long service leave! For years we did not have a church management system but operated via email/text message using spreadsheets […]

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Moral Relativism


Moral relativism is the idea that morality is relative to each individual person.  There is no ultimate standard or truth, but rather people can make up the rules as they go along.  It sounds good in principle, but it doesn’t actually work in practice.  As a matter of fact, the words “moral” and “relative” are […]

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The Hypocrisy of Cancel Culture


There is a new phenomenon that is taking place in our nation known as “cancel culture.” It seems that the point of this type of thinking is to remove or “cancel” any person or business that does not line up with one’s values.  This is a tactic by those on the far left to eliminate […]

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