||Short Article|| Reception history provides a useful and exciting set of new tools for studying the Bible, which I am confident will be a much more fruitful and satisfying endeavour than studying the film-texts that make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
||Short Article|| Anthropology shapes ethics. In other words, what we believe about the human person shapes what we think are appropriate behaviours. Our nature as divine image-bearers puts us in a special relationship with our Creator which comes with unique privileges, duties, and responsibilities.
Christians have a distinctive view of the world and a particular, Christ-centered spirituality. It is in light of this that we would like to reconsider the appeal of euthanasia. We have identified five reasons – five fears – why people, Christians included, might wish for assisted dying, and shown how the hope we have in Christ confronts these fears. All of them are understandable, and forgivable, yet none of them are so dark that this hope cannot sustain his people through them.
When we vote in the October 17 New Zealand General election, we will also be asked to vote for or against the End of Life Choice Bill. Here are five reasons why New Zealanders should consider voting ‘No’.
||Short Article|| Compelling motivations exist for Christians not to promote conspiracy theories. Even the ones that they are certain are true.
||Short Article|| Live-streamed video conferencing is not too far from the ‘face to face’ of 2 John 12, but it cannot make up the full experience of gathered fellowship. The time will come when we may reopen the doors of our churches and sit again on each other’s couches.
||Short Article|| Cultural diversity is a fact of life in 21st century New Zealand. Cultural unity, is not. The gospel has sufficient power to unify a culturally diverse society. But it needs to conform attitudes into its image first.
||Short Article|| The stories of Scripture help readers to understand God, the gospel, and the life that we live in the present.
||Article|| An introduction and commendation to an epic poem on Genesis 1-3.
||Short Article|| Some of the most powerful ideas are the ones that are not spoken. One of the most widespread assumptions in the Israel Folau social media saga is the idea that if someone thinks a particular person or type of person will ‘go to hell’, then they must necessarily hate them. Here is why this is not the case.