Category: Your Say

YourSay-August

Still a battle for hearts and minds

Perhaps it’s time churches consider setting up a central body to collect offerings and monetary donations with the sole objective of re-distributing it among...

YourSay

Response to “climate alarmism” letter in Insights

We have had a huge response to a recent letter (written by Rod McLeod) that claimed the current science around climate change is ‘alarmist’. Here are the...

YourSay-June

Towards becoming a Real Person

I am a searching non-Christian. The road to faith is a difficult, tough one, with many struggles along the way. I was once a Christian and during this time, some forty...

ClimateChange

‘Be alert, but not alarmed’

‘Be alert, but not alarmed’ – we often hear this advice about how to respond to crises. It’s usually best to be calm, observant but not over-anxious, so that we...

UncleDouglas

My Uncle Douglas

It is widely known that many families sacrificed much during the first World War. One such family was that of the Rev. Dr. John and Mrs. Jeannie Burgess.

TheElephantInTheRoom

The elephant in the room

Research into theology and the Bible is vital for a church moving forward. But it can often lead to challenging re-assessments of faith for the researchers. It is...

sorry

National Sorry Day

For many years in our Australian history, Aboriginal children were taken away from their parents by our government and other agencies. It caused those children and their...

YourSay

Thank Heavens for Choices

No one knows what’s on the ‘other side’. Even Lazarus whom Jesus raised from the dead gave no recording of what he saw. There was no documentation of his...

YourSay

An open letter to Scott Morrison MP

Dear Mr Morrison, I have read on several occasions that you identify William Wilberforce as one of your heroes.  Wilberforce is also one of my heroes.  Not least among...

YourSay

Fire

This summer we have already experienced, in the Blue Mountains and elsewhere, the eruption of fierce bushfires. There are many ways of describing the effects of such...