Category: Social

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 […]

16
Apr
Who is satan and how does satan affect your decisions

Owning Your Decisions: You and Satan

One of the long standing conversations among different Christian groups is the discussion about satan. What or who is satan? What exactly does satan do? And where does satan fit into the work that Jesus came to do? It’s probably a good idea to firstly start with a bit of background on the Bible, as […]

02
Apr
Peter Scazerro, author of Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, is quoted in this blog article

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

“It’s impossible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature.” – Peter Scazzero, Emotional Healthy Spirituality Emotions Make Us Human Do you have emotionally healthy spirituality? Are you emotionally mature? Or are you, perhaps, deeply uncomfortable being intimate with your emotions? Did you realise that emotional maturity and spiritual health are intrinsically linked? Our emotions […]

25
Feb
Radical Social Change: A Letter to Philemon

Radical Social Change: A Letter To Philemon

“Injustice: unfairness, unjust act, Unfair: not equitable or honest, not impartial or according to rules, society: organised and interdependent community, system and organisation of this” – The Australian Oxford Dictionary, Third Edition   The issue of social injustice* has always been one that is close to my heart. It’s something that I like to talk […]

18
Feb
Riverdove Community and a Message of Love

A Message of Love

We love Him, because He first loved us.” I John 4: 7-20 A Message of Love: Jesus loves you, and you and you and you. The Bible is full of it – LOVE. The Bible is written about LOVE. Our salvation is hinged on LOVE. Because Christ loved us so much, he died for us. […]