Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Ash Wednesday – 1983

Temptation is a word used about once a week across Australia. It is used by the 3 million Christians when they recite the third petition of the Lord’s Prayer. Apart from that, I… Continue reading

Building Children of Character

A recent Psychology Today article began with this paragraph: ‘I don’t know about you, but when I think about the future, one thing seizes my mind – children.’ My children – your children… Continue reading

Leading – Suffering – Growing

Do you remember what it was like last time you went on holiday? For young people it is important to take CDs, iPods, phone chargers, or reading material. For parents it is important… Continue reading

War and The Christian Faith

Jan 20, 1991 War. W-A-R. A simple, tiny word. Easily spelt, but what a word. Shakespeare says in Henry 5, ‘O war, thou son of hell.’ War represents a tragic waste. It is… Continue reading

My Vision For The Church

One day a man took an old friend for a drive in the country. They drove off the main road through a grove of trees to a large uninhabited expanse of land. A… Continue reading

The Trinity – God’s Logic Problem

I used to have an interest in a magazine called Logic Problems. It never seemed to sell like Women’s Weekly or Wheels but at least there were always plenty of copies available. Each… Continue reading