March 7, 2020

“If feminism is just about your own empowerment, then that is not feminism, that is just capitalism in a fancy hat” claims Alice Fraser in her 2018 Melbourne Comedy Festival Act “The Resistance”. Writing slightly differently, but with a similar insight, Eve Tushnet ref...

August 15, 2019

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 18 All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: 19 that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ,...

July 30, 2019

Have you ever been going about your day and a worship song just pops into your head? A part of a chorus that just keeps playing over and over, like a soundtrack to your activity? Sure, Baby Shark gets stuck in there too sometimes, but I much prefer a song that acts as...

July 23, 2019

I love Martha. I visit her story again and again to draw from her spunk and strength as a sister in Christ. Yet all too often I see her used as an example of failed discipleship not a woman of valour. Nobody wants to be a Martha. Marthas fuss and fluster. Marthas are t...

April 24, 2019

I have really appreciated “Fixing Her Eyes”, and Jen’s call for us all –sisters and brothers– to fix, focus, and look upon Jesus Christ as we serve together for God’s glory.

There are many nuances to “fixing” our eyes.  What are we fixing our eyes on, and who is doing t...

April 24, 2019

Those women may just have been lucky to get the resurrection news from the angel/s at the tomb, as they got to the tomb before the men. First in, best dressed. The early bird catches the worm.

But Jesus subsequently specifically appears to women before men, as recorded...

I need Mary Poppins in my life. Not because she has the magical ability to clean her house by clicking her fingers. Not even because she has an appropriate song for every occasion or because I feel like I need a nanny. But because I think she comes to fix deep human ne...

March 27, 2018

“But do you really think the miracles in the Bible happened?”

This question was posed to me by my friend Edith. She is courageous, generous, kind and open. She’s also an atheist. She’s fine with me having a faith, but in her experience, Christians are not well-considere...

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