This year marks the 500th anniversary of a convulsion that split Europe — yet all the monk who triggered it wanted was a theological debate, writes Ian Harris.
Faith and reason
New Zealand has become paradise lost, writes Mark Smith.
The Church needs fewer committees and more mission, writes Ron Gilder.
Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen spoke the truth we can hear, writes Stuart Crosson.
A different form of evangelism is at play when it comes to Donald Trump, writes Peter Matheson.
The postfactual world in which we now live presents particular challenges to the theologian, writes James Harding.
A minister who’s an atheist? Words do matter, argues Ian Harris.
In coming to terms with her mother’s Alzheimer’s, Jenny Beck is helped by the knowledge her mother is remembered by God.
Truth and experience, which are found in Jesus, do indeed belong together, Adam Dodds writes.
We are shaped by the past and moulded by myths, writes Tim Cooper.
Is sport morphing into a new religion? It shows traits, writes Ian Harris, but it can never be the real deal.
The nature of community in the early church has lessons for today, writes Prof Paul Trebilco.
The great creeds of Christian orthodoxy have outlasted their usefulness, writes Ian Harris. So give them a decent burial.
There is more to life than being on the highest step of the Olympic podium, writes Pastor Mark Smith.
Ron Gilder writes about the God who surprises.
You could almost be forgiven for thinking life on Earth right now was part of an X-Men movie.
Christians can and must find our own do-able ways of serving God by caring for the beautiful Earth God created, writes Lynne M. Baab.
In a time of transition, is the timidity of the clergy killing the church? asks Ian Harris. Where does loyalty lie?
Rather than self-assertion, Jesus requires self-denial, writes Adam Dodds.
Why did his parents worship an evil God, Peter MacKay wonders.