Simple vs Simplistic Faith: Theology as Society’s Street Sign


In my readings these past weeks I’ve come across many a gem from many different authors. The profound insights of Aquinas and Augustine, the moral teachings of John Paul II, the research of Biola’s Dr. William Lane Craig, the practical theology of Pastor Ray Warren and the cultural commentaries of Father Robert Barron. These all … More Simple vs Simplistic Faith: Theology as Society’s Street Sign

“Bound & Free” – Reflecting on the Theological Task, based on the writings of Presbyterian Theologian, Douglas Hall.


From the starting point of his reformed Presbyterian background, the theologian Douglas John Hall begins the task of dissecting and critiquing the work of the theologian before identifying the difficulties, duties and responsibilities that the theologian has in conveying the message of the Gospel. He deals with this by highlighting the intricate relationships between Freedom, … More “Bound & Free” – Reflecting on the Theological Task, based on the writings of Presbyterian Theologian, Douglas Hall.

LENT 101


So it’s Lent. It often strikes me how many people in the Christian community know little of this most ancient and holy of christian ┬á ┬átraditions. The Great Lenten retreat is a time of discipline, fasting and deep personal reflection and prayer. So I thought that in ┬áthe days and weeks ahead, I’d share some … More LENT 101

Any Room?


Advent has begun and during this season, all the familiar figures of yuletide make their annual appearance on to centre stage – Santa, Rudolf, Dad’s credit card and oh yea – Jesus. Over the years the characters in the Christmas story have become clearly defined for us. The issues all seem so clear cut – … More Any Room?