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Israel Folau, the world has already heard about God’s judgment. What about his grace?

Israel Folau, the world has already heard about God’s judgment. What about his grace?

The backlash against Israel Folau has inflamed Christians who believe he is unfairly targeted. But to me, Folau’s boldness wasn’t matched by his wisdom.

Five body positive sayings (that aren’t body positive at all)

Five body positive sayings (that aren’t body positive at all)

Body negativity is so normal in our culture that we can perpetuate it without even realising it. Here are some examples.

Three reasons Christians should live in the moment

Three reasons Christians should live in the moment

In today’s distracted world, “living in the moment” is more valued than ever. But did you know the Bible gives us a template for living in the moment, too?

Why so many men are giving up on church

Why so many men are giving up on church

It’s true: There are more women in church than men. But why? I investigate the commentary on the Christian gender gap and what we can make of it.

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?