Freedom of Speech, Censorship, and the Gospel

Note: I first started writing this post over 2 years ago, but never published it. Since the advent of the Charlie Hebdo massacre and subsequent hot debates about cartoon depictions, religious expression, and equating Christian and Muslim extremism, I have decided to finish and post it. Principles of Free Speech

By |2022-04-05T17:38:51+10:008 February, 2015|

Defining Ourselves

In today's world of social media, personal branding has become 'important'.    Many people are concerned about how they are perceived and how others define them.   Facebook statuses, categories and posts are often crafted to create a certain opinion of how we want to be known.  However... How we

By |2022-04-05T17:39:39+10:0028 May, 2013|

Smart Phone, Dumb People

Over the past 5 years, the rise of the smartphone has been incredible. They have changed the way we live, the way we work, the way we communicate and - with the recently released iPhone 5 - the way we pay for things. We have been enamoured by the features

By |2022-04-05T17:41:32+10:0026 September, 2012|

Idolatry

Idolatry is frequently spoken of in the Bible. Idols of the Old Testament and idols of today (in many non-western nations) are typically statues to which people ascribed great allegiance. These idols had a strong behavioural influence of the people who worshipped them. In fact, what made them idols was

By |2022-04-05T17:43:51+10:0022 March, 2012|

Living Under Shadows

Ignorance is bliss is probably best summed up in the famous allegory of the cave where: "Socrates describe a group of people who have lived chained to the wall of a cave all of their lives, facing a blank wall. The people watch shadows projected on the wall by things

By |2022-04-05T17:47:39+10:006 January, 2012|
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