New Zealanders must resist the divisions created by intolerance of diversity, writes Don Moffat.
Faith and reason
Behind the waves of terrorist extremism afflicting the world today lies a pathological dualism, writes Ian Harris.
Religious freedom goes way beyond expressions of tolerance, writes Peter Sara.
Is there hope?, asks Christopher Holmes.
If they are us, asks Ian Harris in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacres, who, now are we?
This weekend, my eldest son gets married to the love of his life. He is the first of our boys to marry, so my wife told me she had to get a new dress and my suit, which is 30 years old, just won't do!
Churches in New Zealand have a long history of taking strong positions in the public square on social justice.
"Our Father" in the Lord's Prayer has had a chequered journey, Ian Harris suggests that today it works best as a springboard for meditation.
Dunedin has a great pace of life. My old home city of London is quite different, writes Adam Dodds.
Ron Gilder ponders Christianity and its role in society.
Let's talk about joy, writes Lynne Taylor.
God or Godde? He or she? Does it matter, so long as people are comfortable with whatever they decide? For those to whom God is an important concept, is there anything important at stake in the...
Are we doing enough for others asks Jenny Black.
Be like the sun, urges Ian Harris. It offers a great starting-point for your new year resolutions.
Peter Sara writes on appealing to emotions, not reason.
Amid all the tinsel and wrapping paper, Christmas is also a religious festival, writes Tim Cooper.
There's more to Christmas than celebrating the birth of Jesus, says Ian Harris. His mission statement should lie at the core.
The 'freedom' of euthanasia brings a raft of issues and unintended consequences, writes Richard Dawson.
James Harding explains why we must remember World War 1 and why it is imperative we find a way to learn from the costly follies of the past.
A hundred years on, it's time to lay World War 1 to rest and focus on constructing peace, suggests Ian Harris.