Category: Editor’s note

The paradox of divine violence

Humanity needs a solution to end violence permanently . . . Thankfully, we’re provided this solution in the person of Jesus.

Every member has a story 

When we are remembering and retelling the stories of what God has done, we are walking in the footsteps of the ancient Israelites who were encouraged to tell the story of how God rescued them from Egypt.

Life-changing stories

We love telling stories of how God is using people and ministries throughout the South Pacific Division to make a real impact on the world.

Spirit of discernment

Discernment of God’s will is possible but it comes through prayer, constant practice in the real world, doing good to others and exposing our thinking to others. 

Let’s talk about sex

We tend to moralise or shut down discussions about sex fearing it will lead to bad choices, but the church should be at the forefront, presenting a good biblical understanding and sexual ethic.

Hot cross buns in the shops already?

There are two types of people in the world. Those who get annoyed about hot cross buns appearing in shops on Boxing Day and those who absolutely love it.

The lonely void

Our lives are more than just about making sure our cupboards are stocked and we have “anything we want”.

Living as His kingdom

Following Jesus should be just as much practical and real world as it is existential and theological.