Potential

Potential

If you’re anything like me, you may be a believer in the phrase ‘Why do today what you can do tomorrow?’ Welcome to my world of procrastination.

  • The Idea of 'Relationship'

    The Idea of 'Relationship'

    In theology, the words ‘relationship with the Lord’ conveys a most outrageous idea, something that is beyond the imagination of man, that the Lord God of the universe delights in a one-to-one relationship with each individual man, woman, boy and girl.

  • Calling a Time on Terror was Too Soon

    Calling a Time on Terror was Too Soon

    Two years ago, I wrote in this column that we may be witnessing a revolution. I commented that out of the then recent spate of bloodshed and terror a movement of hope is emerging. French Muslim leaders refused to bury priest-killer Adel Kermiche after he murdered 86 years old priest Father Jacques Hamel last July.

  • The Idea of “Faith”

    The Idea of “Faith”

    In theology, the word ‘Faith’ conveys a most astonishing idea, something that is contrary to everything that we would normally consider as being physically and scientifically reliable.

  • Does Androgyny Presage Disaster? or When Harry Thinks He’s Sally, is the End Nigh?

    Does Androgyny Presage Disaster? or When Harry Thinks He’s Sally, is the End Nigh?

    According to Professor Camille Paglia, (Feminist & Lesbian) in her recent book “Free Women, Free Men,” Androgyny portends the imminent destruction of Western civilization. Before we explore the wide frontiers of this ominous prediction, let me unpack it for you.

  • Global Warming or Global Warning?

    Global Warming or Global Warning?

    With large numbers of Australian farmers and cattlemen on the brink of losing their livelihood after decades of drought the situation this year is more desperate than ever. And what is even more concerning for many is that weather experts say that relief is nowhere in sight. 

  • The Idea of 'Grace'

    The Idea of 'Grace'

    In theology, the word ‘Grace’ conveys a most alarming idea, something that is contrary to everything that we would normally consider as fair and just.

  • Dream Small

    Dream Small

    “Good to Great!” “Smarter, Faster, Better!” “How to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life!” Self-help books abound telling us how we can become smarter, prettier, more likeable, and generally all around amazing so that we will be able to start business empires, become massively popular, and rich!

  • Those Pesky Labels

    Those Pesky Labels

    I grew up with a black and white Christianity. A “this is right—and that is wrong” approach to the world. For instance, alcohol and homosexuality were bad, attending church good and praying daily even better.

  • Being a Truth Teller

    Being a Truth Teller

    Maarametua Williams has been off the drug P for 18 months and is now helping others leave P behind.

  • Christian Aid Agency World Vision Responds to Indonesia Earthquake

    Christian Aid Agency World Vision Responds to Indonesia Earthquake

    International aid agency World Vision is responding to the 7-magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia's Lombok Island on Sunday.

  • Major Change of Attitudes from the 60s with Migrants from Christian Nations

    Major Change of Attitudes from the 60s with Migrants from Christian Nations

    A major News.com story not that long ago highlights a doubling of British migrants to Australia this past decade compared to the previous one but the same cannot be said about those same numbers being reflected in church attendance.