COVID-19’s Rude Awakening Boosted Community

COVID-19’s Rude Awakening Boosted Community

We are enduring a rude awakening to realities our everyday life in Australia allows us to ignore. We are discovering things that much of the “majority world” knew all along and lives with all the time. We are realizing that our so-called “normal” is in fact an...
Lent Calls us to Embrace Foolishness

Lent Calls us to Embrace Foolishness

Walter Brueggemann is a prophet in our time. A connecting thread through his life’s calling as a scholar of the Hebrew Bible and Christian testament is the holy task of unmasking domineering powers through millennia of human history. Carrying his woven theme of...
What COVID-19 Has Taught Us: We’re Vulnerable

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us: We’re Vulnerable

Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. That’s a pious axiom that doesn’t always hold up. Sometimes, the bad time comes, and we don’t learn anything. Hopefully, this present bad time, COVID-19, will teach us something and make us stronger. My hope is that...
5 Illusion-Shattering Truths That My Cancer Has Taught Me

5 Illusion-Shattering Truths That My Cancer Has Taught Me

Our identities – our selves – are made from the stories we’ve believed. We’re storied selves: we live in, by and as stories – stories of ethnic, racial, national and regional heritage; of religious traditions or their absence; of gender and sexuality; of socioeconomic...