Music & day to day christianity

Alight for the Lord

August 4, 2018 | With an eye to spreading the blessings God has given, CityAlight – the music ministry of St Paul’s, Castle Hill – has created a series of videos about their most popular songs.

Grace Has Won

July 12, 2018 | mike begbieWith Grace Has Won, the team has worked hard to create an album that feels holistic in its sound while still doing justice to the style of each songwriter and the emotional intention of each song.

Creative Village: Lord of All

July 1, 2018 | luke woodhouseAn encouraging trend in recent years is church music teams writing and recording their own congregational songs and releasing them for the blessing of the wider Christian community. The new album Lord of All, by the team at Village Church in Annandale is another example.

Good Grief!

January 9, 2018 | chase kuhnIf you want to know a person’s true theology speak to them when they are grieving.

What motivates us to #ChooseKind?

December 6, 2017 | hannah steeleWonder is a powerful movie that shows the importance of being the bigger person, standing up against bullies, and choosing kind. Here's all you need to know about it before watching it with your kids

Conflict and Ministry

February 8, 2011 | In my ideal Christian world, all those I like and admire would be in perfect agreement on every matter of importance. But this is not the world I see...

The Religion of Winston Churchill

January 26, 2011 | Craig SchwarzeWhat can we learn from this great leader's attitude toward religion?

2010 - My Top 5

December 21, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeThis is my final column for the year, so I thought I'd revisit my most popular pieces from 2010.

The Spirit of a Missionary

December 14, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeJohn Newton thought that Richard Johnson, Australia's first preacher, had the right stuff...

How then shall we preach?

December 7, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeWhat effect will different preaching models have on the life and theology of Sydney Anglicans?

The Civil Public Square

November 30, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeChristians need a new way to engage with politics

Fighting the Fear of your Fellow

November 23, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeDon't deny it - you are afraid

In the footsteps of Wilberforce

November 15, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeIndigenous justice is on the agenda once more. Which side of the debate will you be on?

Sing a new song(list) - reprise

November 9, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeWhat are we singing these days?

Discerning a good song

November 2, 2010 | Craig SchwarzeFinding songs that work both musically and theologically is a real challenge