Many Christian denominations have upheld standards of “perfection” that create a fundamental misunderstanding of the gospel message.
“Rates of domestic abuse in the church community are about the same as in the broader community,” Anglicare’s Lynda Dunstan says.
We need to build Christian worship that complements both old and new, and is true… Worship cannot be aesthetics alone, writes Stephen McAlpine.
It’s a bit of a buzz term – when we say “Australia is a secular country”, are we talking about a freedom *from* religion or a freedom *for* religion?
Faith has a big role to play in educational outcomes, writes Aaron Johnstone, as he prepares to send his own four-year-old to ‘big school’.
Listen to the media, and you might conclude most Australians are hostile to Christianity. But the National Church Life Survey paints a different picture.
It may seem we’re becoming a more secular society, but NCLS Research Director says that conclusion is too narrow to make from the data.