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How do you respond when a member of your faith is disgraced?

How do you respond when a member of your faith is disgraced?

As the church is rocked by the conviction of George Pell, Christians must condemn what led to this abuse happening. But we can’t afford to leave it at that.

Why it’s time to rethink our Christian cliches and jargon

Why it’s time to rethink our Christian cliches and jargon

Jargon infects most groups – but for Christians, using an insider language can be especially concerning. Here’s why it’s time to check your jargon.

An open letter to men who don’t know what to do with #MeToo

An open letter to men who don’t know what to do with #MeToo

#MeToo has accomplished many things, but it’s struggled to get men to engage with it. Here’s why – and why it matters that they do.

Why Christians need margins in a world of busyness

Why Christians need margins in a world of busyness

These days, being busy is a status symbol, and it can even feel honourable to be busy. But what is our busyness costing us in our Christian mission?

Don’t try to be creative. Try to be receptive

Don’t try to be creative. Try to be receptive

For creative inspiration, it takes more than just having an idea fall out of the sky. Here’s why being open-minded and observant can make you more creative.

Dear Christians, we need to talk about body image

Dear Christians, we need to talk about body image

Body image is a major concern for many people – so why aren’t Christians talking about it? Here’s why we need to start the conversation – and what to say.

What victims of abuse really need from Christians

What victims of abuse really need from Christians

Now is the time for every Christian to think about how to respond to victims of abuse in the church. This is part two of my two-part series on forgiveness.

What forgiving an abuser means (and doesn’t mean)

What forgiving an abuser means (and doesn’t mean)

In an age of sex scandals, do Christians understand what it means to ask a victim to forgive? A personal reflection on abuse and its misconceptions.