Let grace flow

A Tale of Two Countries

April 17, 2014 | David MansfieldIt belies belief that twenty years ago this month we saw some of the best human behaviour possible and some of the worst human behaviour imaginable....

One Egg A Day Keeps Malnutrition Away

April 3, 2014 | David MansfieldThere’s no egg on the face of this forward thinking bishop.

Jesus brings justice to the oppressed

March 24, 2014 | David MansfieldAt a church meeting about a month ago, a man asked me if I was a Marxist...

White elephants, pink elephants, dancing elephants and elephants in the room

March 6, 2014 | David Mansfield“Justice for all,” the elephant cried as he danced among the chickens....

Am I just a delayed adolescent?

February 17, 2014 | David MansfieldI am half way through surfing 100 beaches but to describe it as surfing would embarrass the purist.

The Voice

February 6, 2014 | David MansfieldLet me share with you some of the less useful sayings that have been bandied around in the Christian sub-culture that I inhabit...

The Neighbour

January 30, 2014 | David MansfieldWe have great neighbours. And they think we’re okay too.

The Prayer

January 22, 2014 | David MansfieldShould I pray for a parking spot near the shopping mall entrance or close to the church door?

The Yearning

January 8, 2014 | David MansfieldStrangely, but inevitably, at this time of the year, I think of things I want God to change in my life, destroy in my life and deepen in my life.

I’m dreaming of a clean Christmas

December 24, 2013 | David MansfieldA teenage boy by the name of Brett Whitely once won a high school art competition with a piece of work that took him only a few minutes to paint.

The long goodbye to the man of the century

December 19, 2013 | David MansfieldNelson Mandela left this world as he entered it, and exactly as the Bible says we all will...

A serious thing happened on the way to the GAFCON

December 11, 2013 | David MansfieldSomething I never imagined in my wildest nightmares...

Tragic Confessions of a True Homophile

November 29, 2013 | David MansfieldI’ve lost count of the times I have been called a homophobe, both publicly and privately.

Chappo’s splendiferous life

November 16, 2013 | David MansfieldA master of words and servant of the Word died one year ago this month.

Is the Melbourne Cup just for mugs?

November 4, 2013 | David MansfieldOr is gambling in November a national necessity?