Author: Riverdove

19
Apr
Jesus and the Resurrection

The Resurrection Of Jesus

To the thoughtful mind, the greatest argument for the resurrection of Christ must always be the fact that Christianity rose with its founder. Nothing but resurrection can explain the transformation of the men we saw running in panic from Gethsemane into the fearless evangelists of the Acts of the Apostles. Transformed These cowed, despondent men […]

15
Oct
God's Word is God's Voice

The Word Of God

When someone refers to ‘the word of God’, an image of a Bible appears in my mind. However, in the last week, I’ve come to realise it’s so much more. The Bible itself is just a ‘thing’. Something that can be held, tossed around, ruined by water, burnt by fire. There is nothing powerful about […]

18
Sep
Post truth age and the war on gender

The War On Gender

There’s a troubling trend arising in our postmodern age, an era that has also given rise to ‘post-truth’. New information platforms, social upheaval and the overabundance of global communication networks are giving this idea traction and we’re seeing it take root and grow, with potentially devastating consequences. This is the generation that has unequivocally waged […]

13
May
Mother's and maternal influence they give to society is valued on mothers day

Mother’s Day 2018: What Does it Mean to be a Mother?

Today is, of course, “Mother’s Day” in Australia. It’s defined as “a day reserved for celebrating and honouring the mother of the family, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society”. It’s worthwhile considering the ideas that surround motherhood and maternal bonds, as these bonds and positive influences are incredibly important to a healthy […]