Author: Bruce Manners

Wars within and wars without

Bruce Manners finds the copy of Steps to Christ that his father took to the war. He reads and reflects on what stood out to his father this Anzac Day about the battle within.

A magazine for the times

Signs magazine is one of Australia and New Zealand’s longest, continuous-running magazines. Now, 135 years after its launch, the underlying purpose of Signs hasn’t changed.

This is not about Donald J Trump

How can Christians show strong support for a leader who has demonstrated such significant and public moral weaknesses?

Beyond the battle, beyond the war

Even when all is quiet on the earthly war front, the battle is still underway. It’s a spiritual battle with, often, physical consequences.

Remembering the Earth landing

Reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Bruce Manners observes that in the big picture—of the universe—Earth is insignificant. But not to God.

Ageing, retirement and God

Retirement is changing because, in the developed world, we’re living longer. Dr Bruce Manners discusses how we can make the most of the gift of long life.

A good investment decision for a nuclear age

Weapons of war are now off the list of investment possibilities for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. But why were they on the list in the first place? Why is this decision significant? Pastor Bruce Manners discusses.

Understanding a misunderstood editor

Pastor Geoffrey Garne, former editor of Adventist Record has died. Dr Bruce Manners explores why he was possibly the most misunderstood editor.

Being Adventist in a post-truth world

“When the president does it, that means that it’s not illegal,” said Donald Trump’s senior advisor. Wow, what a post-truth world we live in . . .

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