“Troublesome Priest” interview 3 – Heaven and Hell

A while ago I was interviewed for an documentary (“The Troublesome Priest”) about Ven. Rod Bower, Rector of Gosford Anglican and now Archdeacon of the Central Coast, by documentary maker Kaye Harrison (Bunya Treehouse for ABC Compass). While my interview ended up not being used in the film (the director decided to go in a different direction) […]

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The Citizenship of the Christian

Where does the Christian belong? I’m a citizen of one country, resident in another and currently staying in a third. But none of them are home. I realise this song is about Russia/Rodina, but it seems fitting: in order to frame this: Philippians 3:20-21 But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from […]

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Going to Heaven?

Just had a fascinating chat with some church members about those books that do the rounds every so often about people that allegedly die and “go to heaven” for a bit. They then return and tell us about what they see there. Of course, often there is Jesus who is just plain nice to everyone. […]

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