International Report on Islam – two worlds

International Report on Islam – two worlds

In one world, we have millions of Muslims, who simply want to live in peace with their community and the nation in which they live. In the other Muslim world we have the likes of Melbourne Islamic terrorist Hassan Khalif Shire Ali (last weekend).

  • Unlocking mobile phones

    Unlocking mobile phones

    In a recent NZ Herald article it was revealed that US signed into law that when a mobile / cell phone contract is over (24 months or whatever) then the phone gets unlocked.  

  • Inhale, exhale, listen, obey

    Inhale, exhale, listen, obey

    I just finished the second year of my university degree and this semester has been, without a doubt, the hardest semester of my degree so far.

  • Keep the fire

    Keep the fire

    “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” (Corinthians Chapter 15, Verse 58, New International Version).

  • Rest is best

    Rest is best

    Towards the end of last year I was finishing a degree full-time, working two jobs, doing additional ministry, and because I’m entirely extroverted, trying to spend as much time with as many friends as I could.

  • God, the genocidal sky dictator? 

    God, the genocidal sky dictator? 

    God doesn't exist because the bible is full of atrocities ordered and comitted by God. Or your God is described as perfect but He does evil things in the bible, therefore the God of the bible is a fraud and probably doesn't exist.

  • The trouble with ‘Sunday School answers’: When the church is anti-intellectual

    The trouble with ‘Sunday School answers’: When the church is anti-intellectual

    There’s a mass exodus happening across the Western church, and anti-intellectualism could be to blame.

  • Triage missionary respite

    Triage missionary respite

    How are ideas engendered and this came to mind as I was reading the Bridges for Peace news in an article generated from the Israel Defense Forces blog.

  • Prayer Makes all the Difference

    Prayer Makes all the Difference

    Smith Wigglesworth was one of the most fruitful and effective preachers ever. But, he was not always a godly, righteous man. He was a ruffian.

  • Choosing you

    Choosing you

    Growing up in a Christian home, I’ve learnt many fundamental truths. I've learnt that I am made in God’s image. I’ve learnt that I have been given free will. Lastly, I've learnt that I, as a woman, am one of father Abraham’s many sons.

  • Art as a message

    Art as a message

    There is a creative arts uprising happening in the Church across the globe particularly in the visual arts. Every day my Facebook wall fills with mighty masterpieces of insight and truth created by many of God's awesome creative family.

  • Remembering the Mission

    Remembering the Mission

    Earlier this month saw the release of the hotly-anticipated review into Australian cricket. It was incredibly detailed and wide reaching, not just examining on-field performance but governance and the culture around the sport at every level.