A longer interview got hacked in the editing room but I ended up pointing to Jesus’ words in John 10:10. Oh, and telling Dicko he was missing out on life. Not a bad night’s work. Australian viewers can watch here (starts around the 27 minute mark – just sit through the adverts).
No, it’s not a spelling mistake. Get a mug or glass of something and settle yourself down, I want to make you think a little… A couple of days ago I was directed to an animation of a poem by the incredibly talented Tim Minchin. If you’ve not come across Minchin before then WHERE HAVE YOU […]
I had the great privilege and, as it turned out, pleasure, to be in the studio audience for the ABC‘s live panel show Q&A. The panel last night included ArchBishop Peter Jensen who was set against “comedian” Catherine Deveny and a number of other panelists who faded away into relative insignificance given the “dialogue” that would develop (and by […]
brilliant Let’s say we want to reform a religion in a new direction. We look for a founder who we can claim fits the kind of profile everyone is expecting. This leader, this messiah, is most likely to be a successful warrior, a general who wins battles of God’s own side. We can’t find one, […]
I’ve always wondered what this phenomenon was called but eChurch blog has enlightened me… Put simply this effect occurs when someone knows very little about something and fails to realise they know very little. Their lack of knowledge leads them to a lack of insight into their lack of knowledge and gives rise to an […]
I’ve gotten a bit of leverage out of my “Answering Dawkins” material in recent weeks. One of the arguments that people are engaging with is that of morality, and the consistent basis (or lack of it) for the New Atheists’ moral claims. Here’s a similar line pushed really well by Doug Wilson in the Collision […]