Growing Confidently in Our Walk with Christ

Assurance was one of the war-cries of the Protestant Reformation. Because we are justified by faith alone, by Christ alone, then assurance is the...

Predestination Motivates Evangelism

A properly Biblical doctrine of predestination - one that properly interacts with God's nature and the nature of human being in God's image -...

Change For Good

The more things change… Here we are on the threshold of a new year. For some of us, it’ll be very new. We might have...

Jesus, God’s Gift of Presence

Presence is more important than presents Christmas is supposed to be the time of peace and goodwill. But when I visited my local shopping centre,...

Pro-Testify!

Celebrating the Reformation 31 October 2017 will be an important date. It will mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to...

Gender Transitioning: its possibilities and limitations

Eternity on transgender and transitioning Transgender is a complex issue. The one title ‘transgender’ seeks to capture a variety of conditions and personal situations –...

Chaste Christian Singleness Today

Chaste singles in a self-obsessed, hyper-sexualised society Sexually chaste Christian singles are such an important resource for the church today. As contemporary Western culture drifts...

The Risk of Being Rude – or, Honesty Really is the Best Policy

Over the last few years, I've had the privilege of being involved with a number of churches that have been seeking to revitalise their ministry....

Represent! What Premier Andrew’s asylum-seeker offer illustrates about leadership, character, and action

Over the last few years, Australia has become famous for its uncompromising stand on detaining asylum seekers – including children. The morality of this...

To be Christian is to be a Missionary

“Every Christian is a missionary” used to be a slogan to get churches revved up for an evangelistic season. I think it’s now becoming...