Category: Insight

A child’s purpose

Research by Christian Smith, Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation, shows that Christian and non-Christian parents want

A bigger perspective

I was very hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Having never had a flu vaccine and rarely taking pain killers or antibiotics it was against my usual habits.

Freedom and life

Freedom is an important Biblical value. But are we using the freedoms we have to enhance life now?

Like a lyrebird

The lyrebird is a master mimicker. Some call mimicking deceptive. I prefer to see it as part of nature’s camouflage —like a chameleon—fitting in with its environment.

Precious freedom

SPD president Pastor Glenn Townend reflects on the many Adventists being persecuted around the world, and how we take freedom for granted.

Jesus in quarantine

Is there any relevance in the Christmas message for a world in a pandemic? Pastor Glenn Townend reflects on 2020.

Social responsibility

How are we to fulfil God’s call to care for vulnerable people? Pastor Glenn Townend discusses.

Comfort

Pastor Glenn Townend discusses his love-hate relationship with hospitals.