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Whatever: the science of teens

August 6, 2009 | Mark Hadley & Sheridan Voysey

Teenagers are hard to figure out, according to many parents. A new ABC TV series claims to have answers. Mark Hadley gives his critique.

How to stand firm in the Lord

August 4, 2009 | Wallace Benn

The third Bible study given during the 2006 Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion (EFAC) Conference held at Port Hacking.

Wallace Benn is Bishop of Lewes, Chairman of the Advisory Council to the GAFCON Primates.

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

July 30, 2009 | Kara Martin & Sheridan Voysey

Kara Martin reveals how through the stories of some unusual characters, Muriel Barbery’s book shares insights on beauty and the meaning of life.

A life worthy of the Gospel

July 28, 2009 | Wallace Benn

The second Bible study given during the 2006 Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion (EFAC) Conference held at Port Hacking.

Wallace Benn is Bishop of Lewes, Chairman of the Advisory Council to the GAFCON Primates.

Grand Designs

July 23, 2009 | Mark Hadley & Sheridan Voysey

Mark Hadley reviews the ABC1 reality TV show Grand Designs and what it has to say about the way we see ourselves through our homes.

Partnership in the Gospel

July 21, 2009 | Wallace Benn

The first Bible study given during the 2006 Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion (EFAC) Conference held at Port Hacking.

Wallace Benn is Bishop of Lewes, Chairman of the Advisory Council to the GAFCON Primates.

The Great Emergence - Phyllis Tickle

July 16, 2009 | Kara Martin & Sheridan Voysey

Phyllis Tickle says Christianity undergoes a big overhaul every 500 years. Her book “The Great Emergence” says we’re at the start of one now.

Click here to read Kara's detailed review.

Talkin’ ‘bout your generation

July 9, 2009 | Mark Hadley & Sheridan Voysey

Mark reviews the latest pop-quiz to hit the TV screens – pitting comedians from three generations against each other.

Click here to read Mark's detailed review.

Spectacular sins - John Piper

July 2, 2009 | Kara Martin & Sheridan Voysey

John Piper's latest book has an intriguing title.... it explores sin, the existance of evil, and the sovereignty of God. Hear Kara Martin's review.

Click here to read and comment on Kara Martin's detailed review.

Random acts of kindness

June 25, 2009 | Mark Hadley & Sheridan Voysey

Channel Nine's new series 'Random Acts of Kindness' aims to tug at the heart strings by rewarding Aussie battlers who do great good. But is it really 'kindness' as we know it? Hear Mark Hadley's critique.

People of the book

June 18, 2009 | Kara Martin & Sheridan Voysey

People of the Book is Geraldine Brooks' follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning March, and a story of Muslims, Christians and Jews struggling to save a holy book.

Sydneyanglicans.net book reviewer Kara Martin examines the spiritual value of this tale with national broadcaster Sheridan Voysey.

Kidult TV

June 11, 2009 | Mark Hadley & Sheridan Voysey

Kidult TV - the genre that takes formats traditionally designed for children and turns them to very adult purposes. Mark Hadley examines the rise and rise of the adult cartoon, and the implications for the way we operate in the real world.

Click here to read Mark Hadley's detailed article on kidult cartoons

Christianity and the social crisis

June 4, 2009 | Kara Martin & Sheridan Voysey

Walter Rauschenbusch's book, Christianity and the Social Crisis, helped ignite the 'social gospel' movement 100 years ago. Kara Martin reviews the book a century after its first publication.

Merlin

May 28, 2009 | Mark Hadley & Sheridan Voysey

A new show aimed at teens tells the story of the wizard Merlin as a boy. It's infused with themes about growing up, and the supernatural. Mark Hadley of Anglican Media gives his review.

Beckwood Brae & Nemesis Train

May 21, 2009 | Kara Martin & Sheridan Voysey

Kara Martin takes a close look at two books by Aussie Christian authors just starting out - Beckwood Brae and Nemesis Train.