The human impulse not to vanish into oblivion is as strong as ever in our brave new secular world, writes Ian Harris.
Faith and reason
God is defined by looking at Jesus, Dr Adam Dodds asserts.
His eternal relational loveChristian faith confesses God is relational and God is love, writes Adam Dodds.
Without freedom, love is not possible, writes Adam Dodds.
Yes, it is about sin, writes Lyndon Weggery.
Mathew Zacharias laments the rise of religious and racial intolerance in his Indian homeland, and makes the case for plurality in New Zealand.
This column has been called "Faith and Reason'' for some time now, begging the question: Are the two related?
There's more to Christmas than celebrating the birth of Jesus, says Ian Harris. His mission statement should lie at the core.
The United Nations Human Rights Council has urged countries to legislate against defamation of religion, and especially of Islam.
The arrival of a new year is a good time to take a fresh look at the virtues and benefits of forgiveness, suggests Ian Harris.
It is an occupational hazard for anyone who thinks deeply about Jesus and his message that they can end up with a portrait that looks uncannily like themselves.
It is received, standard wisdom that the only way out of our economic doldrums is to grow the economy. More must mean better: more money, more output, more jobs, more spending, more profits, more...
St John's Gospel provides an example of how a fresh interpretation of Christianity can rejuvenate and spread the faith. Something similar is required today, writes Ian Harris.
The King James version of the Bible is being appropriately celebrated as a great and influential literary achievement, says Donald Feist, of Dunedin. But he questions its religious relevance today and its effectiveness in feeding Christian faith in the 21st century.
The reality of promiscuity is that it leaves people more empty and broken, believes Mark Smith.