Churches in New Zealand have a long history of taking strong positions in the public square on social justice.
Faith and reason
"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.
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...
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.
Welcoming others, no matter who they are, is a vital part of a good and just society, writes Paul Treblico.
Spirituality has emerged as a force on America's political left - and long may it prosper, says Ian Harris.
New Zealanders have this week been celebrating the fact that on September 19, 1893, New Zealand became the first country in the world to recognise and enshrine in law the prerogative of women to...
The current euthanasia debate poses two key questions, says Ian Harris. Where does respect for life lie? And what does love require?