Church life

Why is the Mark Drama so popular?

March 21, 2018 | hannah steeleA production of the local community, the Mark Drama turns Mark’s biographical account of Jesus into a 90-minute, theatre-in-the-round stage production.

Baby driver

March 13, 2018 | kaley payneWhen a new arrival turns parents’ lives upside down, the changes come thick and fast. How can churches help?

Matthew, Christ and the children

February 23, 2018 | Matthew simply teaches that children ought to matter to us because they matter to Christ.

Be heard on religious freedom

February 1, 2018 | michael steadA recent report concluded that the protections for freedom of religion in Australian law are very limited.

Is that all God’s got to say?

December 11, 2017 | paul grimmondThe Bible say we shouldn’t be anxious, so how do people gripped by anxiety respond in this fallen world?

Struggling Saints

October 1, 2017 | AMS StaffThere are some disturbing misconceptions about mental illness in Christian circles.

Remember the Somme

July 27, 2016 | The effect of this battle on Australia and its people is still clear and painful a century later.

Grey nomads, rural churches

July 22, 2015 | Once iconically Aussie, country Australia now faces population decline, product devaluation, service withdrawal and loss of cultural status ....

Sydney at Gallipoli

April 21, 2015 | We can't tell the story of each Sydney Anglican who served at Gallipoli, but here are just two...

What makes a multiethnic church?

September 16, 2014 | When will we realise it is us and us?

Pop Up Church

February 13, 2014 | What can we learn and beware of in this new feature in society?

Building church with Lego blocks

October 11, 2013 | Archie PoulosHow toy blocks can help us think about building the church

Opening up the firewalls

August 30, 2013 | Archie PoulosFirewalls are great at keeping malware out - but do we sometimes misapply that principle in our churches?

Sunsets and hall cupboards

July 12, 2013 | Archie PoulosWhat to do when it's time for that pet church project to be put to rest

Fear, fishing and evangelism

June 21, 2013 | Archie PoulosHow do we fish for men when fear sets in?