Sarah Balogh reflects on the evil that befell Hannah Clarke and her children in Brisbane last week from a personal and professional standpoint. When the question revolves around variations of what went wrong for someone to perpetrate such an act we find ourselves trying to make sense of of something that cannot be made sense …

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Chad Bird likens the action of the church in greeting the me generation with an emphasis on an individualistic experience of salvation to attempting to douse a fire with petrol. His comments below are well balanced in that they do not make the fulfilment of Adam and Eve out to be marriage, as if any …

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Chad Bird writes about forgiveness, observing that forgiving others is not something we do for our own therapeutic benefit. Followers of Jesus forgive because we have to pass on the forgiveness that has been given to us. From Bird’s post: What does it mean to forgive? For the Christian, it means simply this: to see …

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The pursuit of happiness will be futile if it is happiness itself which is being sought. Happiness can only be experienced as a fruit of seeking after that which endures. Sammy Rhodes writes about modern relationships and the reasons they founder: Wanting happiness isn’t a bad thing. It’s a human thing. The problem is that …

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Some reflections of nurturing a capacity to go beyond recognising a hurt to having a sense of the impact of the hurt – while not allowing the situation to be about your experience. Rut Etheridge at Gentle Reformation: Every emotion you’ve felt, the Lord has felt. I don’t know how that works, exactly. I do …

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Drew Hunter observes that modern communication technology can be a helpful aid in growing relationships when it supplements face-to-face interactions, but when it becomes a primary or sole means of communication relationships will stagnate at superficial levels. Deep Communion vs. Digital Communication … Modern technology is a great tool for keeping up certain aspects of …

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