Theology

Gambling on Good Friday

March 18, 2009 | Phillip JensenShould shops remain closed on Easter and Boxing Day? Should the TAB open for bets on Good Friday?

Legalising Abortion?

March 14, 2009 | Phillip JensenShould abortion be legalised? The NSW Government is being pressed to do so. Is this something that Christians should oppose?

Shooting the sacred cows

March 7, 2009 | Phillip JensenIt is dangerous to shoot sacred cows. We all get upset, irrationally and emotionally when something we hold as precious is attacked.

The Holy Spirit according to Jesus

March 1, 2009 | Phillip JensenMark Driscoll spoke at our Ministry Intensive Conference and accused us of believing in the trinity of "Father, Son and Holy Bible". It was an intended insult that was meant to offend. But the question remains, are we ignoring the work of the Spirit of God?

Understanding miracles in John

February 28, 2009 | Phillip JensenI love puzzling over difficult parts of the Bible for the difficulty is in my head - not on the page and puzzling over these difficulties gives me an opportunity to change the way I think.

Of flu and fire

February 26, 2009 | Phillip JensenAt the end of WW1, 12,000 Australians died in the flu pandemic. But as the epidemic lasted only a few months the rate of death seemed much the same.

When is a TV show immoral?

February 21, 2009 | Phillip JensenIt is hard to watch TV without, gratuitous violence, sexual exhibitionism, vulgarity of speech, dehumanising of the body in grotesque forensic murder investigations and comedians who rarely rise above toilet humour.

Proclaiming Christ to Sydney

February 8, 2009 | Phillip JensenThe Sydney year starts in February. The long summer holidays are over with. Christmas is but a memory. The work starts in earnest and so we commence the Cathedral programme.