Category: Society & Culture

October 18, 2021
The Soil That Makes Friendship Grow

While this is connected with stats in the UK, we can see similar trends in Australia. Sheridan revisits ways to grow friendships and argues they are needed for life

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October 7, 2021
Breaking the COVID Purity Spiral

Two different purity spirals have gabbed our culture, freedom vs safety. Both communities claim the moral high ground that is corroding out culture. Tom Habib looks at how Jesus impacts this conversation.

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October 6, 2021
We’re all Talking – But is Anybody Listening?

Conversations on Social Media can escalate quickly and often everyone is misunderstood. As Christians, how can we engage with the conversation and not get wrapped up in heated exchanges? Emma Wilkins gives some ideas on how to do this in a godly way.

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September 28, 2021
Working from home likely to stay long after COVID-19 pandemic is over

The world has changed and one thing that is undeniable, working from home is seen in a different way. See the highlights of a report done on Australians working from home.

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September 21, 2021
Our Problem with Menial Labour

In the west, we often value paid work over unpaid, including work at home. God says something different. Jessica Kong unpacks what part of the Bible says about work at home.

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September 1, 2021
Want to work four days a week?

How do we get the balance right between work and rest. See what this recent study has to say about rest and productivity.

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July 28, 2021
The Olympic Games: Good but not God

Stephen Liggins explores how we view sport and more specifically the Olympics. Is it a religion? Does it and should it define who we are? A helpful article to help put sport and the Olympics in perspective. It finishes with some suggestions of what to do as we watch the Olympics. "I am one of […]

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June 8, 2021
Secular World Has A Christian Foundation

Many of the modern ideals have roots in Christian beliefs. This short article exposes some of those. "The contemporary atheist movement has a scorched earth strategy – chop down Christianity, root and branch. I don’t believe in God either, but this strategy is entirely counterproductive...." Source: https://chrisberg.org/2012/04/secular-world-has-a-christian-foundation/

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June 8, 2021
The Emotional Turmoil and Cycle of COVID-19

You've heard the terms regarding our present situation such as unprecedented, unimaginable, exceptional, never before, unmatched, extraordinary, and naturally enough, there are a world of emotions that people are experiencing and feeling. Some say that they are anxious, others say they are depressed, some overwhelmed, a few are angry, some are just feeling lost and […]

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June 8, 2021
What is a Positive Culture?

And how do we bring it about? As we established in a previous article (http://www.drdarryl.com/announcements/what-is-culture), organisational or corporate culture is all about the values and practices shared by the group. It’s about “the way we do things around here.” This is not something to be taken lightly. As we saw from the Global Human Capital […]

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June 7, 2021
Trust is What Leaders Need to Provide in an Uncertain World: So How Do You Build it?

In times that are unheralded, where all the routines and guidelines are up ended, where social etiquettes are now unclear, where social norms are no longer the norm, where life's routines are dishevelled, where work life has been displaced, where the workplace has now been reconfigured, where families and friends have been separated, where new […]

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May 11, 2021
Is Happiness in the Bible?

Is happiness in the bible? Is it the right goal for life? This articles gives us a helpful (and brief) take on the Bible's take on happiness. "One of the most frequent questions I am asked, when Christians find out that I am researching happiness, is along the lines of “Does God want us to […]

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