Why rejecting the social sciences feels reasonable… but isn’t

Let's face it. Conservative Christians tend to be wary of the social sciences such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology. I have many friends in church leadership who view the soft sciences with moderated suspicion at least. Others reject them overtly. And this feels reasonable because, it is argued, the social

By |2019-12-16T20:57:00+10:0010 May, 2019|

Theology Research Plan – March 2014

One aspect of the Apostle Paul's prayer for the church at Colosse was that they might "increase in the knowledge of God" (Colossians 1:10). Is there anything better? Is there a subject in all the world that should consume our time more than this? I have included below some notes

By |2022-04-05T16:38:14+10:004 March, 2014|

What defines a Christian school?

I attended a Christian school in Sydney for the majority of my K-12 schooling years. Recently, someone asked me answer this question: "How do you know that you attended a Christian school?" I've thought through the question and in relation to my experience at the school I could answer it

By |2022-04-05T17:59:24+10:0028 August, 2011|

Top 5 Kids Songs

If you grew up going to Sunday School, then - like me - you probably have many songs stuck in our head. The older I get, the more I appreciate the life truths that these songs declare. Next to Scripture memory, I can't think of better words to have circulating

By |2022-04-05T17:52:19+10:0019 August, 2011|

I Kissed a Girl, and I Liked It

The elephant in the room is sexuality. Lady Gaga and Katy Perry are everywhere. Sex is rarely discussed in churches, but Sex is the one issue that dominates our City. Historically Christianity has allowed the world to set the agenda for sexual discussions. Sadly, now the world has gone gaga

By |2022-04-05T17:54:01+10:0015 July, 2011|
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