Ministry thinking

The view from the top

October 11, 2014 | Phillip JensenReligion is not just a matter of subjective experiences or opinions.

Who or what defines the Anglican Communion?

October 6, 2014 | Mark ThompsonThe Anglican Church has always been confessional in nature, as witnessed by the history of subscription to the 39 Articles, which began in the time of Cranmer and continues around the world today.

The Truth Behind ISIL

September 12, 2014 | Phillip JensenPresident Obama objects to the name ‘Islamic State’ (IS) because he says it’s neither Islamic nor a State.

Don’t Leave Us Fatherless

September 5, 2014 | Phillip JensenThis weekend we honour fathers who stick to their task of caring for their children and their children’s mother.

Why I went on Living with the Enemy ...and had them come and live with me

September 4, 2014 | David OuldEngaging with society and culture has always been tricky for Christians.

Who’s the Addict? What’s the Addiction?

August 22, 2014 | Phillip JensenOne of the characteristics of an addict is denial.

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August 8, 2014 | Phillip JensenI awoke on Friday morning to the news of Christians fleeing for their lives in Iraq.

Your Work + My Life = Balance!

August 1, 2014 | Phillip JensenAround ten years ago my local chicken shop came under new management.

Why Christians Work

July 25, 2014 | Phillip JensenIt was long ago that the community agreed upon a 40-hour week...

Caring or Killing

July 12, 2014 | Phillip Jensen“Is the baby normal?” is one of the first questions parents ask the doctor...

Celebrating Naidoc

July 11, 2014 | Dominic SteeleMany people don’t realise it was Aboriginal Christians who started NAIDOC week.

Pastoral Ministry and Changes

July 6, 2014 | Phillip JensenJust as Christians can never retire from serving the Lord Jesus Christ, so also we can never retire from serving other people.

Identity

June 27, 2014 | Phillip JensenPersonal identity – the “Who am I?” question – is one of the most difficult issues to resolve.

God made me this way

June 20, 2014 | Phillip JensenThe nature/nurture debate is as endless as the determinist/freedom dispute.

When we get it wrong

June 5, 2014 | Russell PowellSome months ago, the team at Southern Cross started planning to do a cover story on prayer.