Category: Worldviews

February 26, 2024

Reframe: Identity Saturday 17 February 8:30am - 12:30pmVenue: Tabor CollegeKeynote speaker: Max Jeganathan Event Resources

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February 22, 2024
Three Ways to Meaningfully Waste Time

Author, Chelsea Logan asks, "why would we ever intentionally waste time? Why would we ever choose to spend our time being unproductive, or, by definition, careless, purposeless, and inefficient?" In this article she explains that, as the Creation account in the biblical book of Genesis reveals, God rested on the sabbath day. We too, are not designed […]

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February 21, 2024
Plastic pollution: Convenience is king, until it’s not

Kenny Primrose reflects on the cost of convenience in our lives and suggests that one of the most significant losses is care. "The problem is that we are sold on convenience, having continually been slipped the lie that convenient lives are significantly better ones, unencumbered by the onerous frictions of a less convenient life." Image […]

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February 21, 2024
Why Gratitude Is Good

Robert Emmons discusses the benefits of cultivating gratitude. The effect of this practice improves physical and mental health. Emmons describes gratitude as a "relationship-strengthening emotion because it requires us to see how we’ve been supported and affirmed by other people." He offers suggestions for engaging with the practice by keeping a journal, even for a […]

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January 29, 2024
Work has conquered every day of the week. How do we remain human in a world that worships toil?

How can we survive in a world that seems to demand and relish increasing productivity? Like the finish of a race that is actually unreachable, how can we realistically carve out time away from the demands of work? Justine Toh, senior research fellow at the Centre for Public Christianity and author of 'Achievement Addiction' offers […]

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January 29, 2024
The Temptation We Most Often Overlook

The pertinence of this article reveals the inherent danger of our increasingly secular Western world ... the sidelining of God., which author Trevin Wax describes as, "...the temptation of godlessness. I’m not referring to the atheist’s refusal to acknowledge God’s existence. Nor am I referring to spiritual or religious people who deny certain biblical teachings […]

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January 29, 2024
When work becomes an idol

The discussions in this podcast can help us to be more insightful into the areas of our lives where we may create idols. With useful suggestions to guide us in questioning our motives and reasons for attributing importance to different aspects of our work, this is indeed a thought-provoking conversation. "...what comes to mind when […]

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January 24, 2024
Why I’m Hitting Retirement Running

This article looks at a biblical approach to retirement, reminding us that "work" as intended by God, existed before the Fall. We can continue to be active in a God honouring and fruitful way no matter our age, enjoying the rewards of the work we do. "The world will tell you retirement is meant for […]

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December 8, 2023
Ten Symbols of Christmas

Test your own knowledge, or enjoy a fun quiz with family, friends, work colleagues and create some discussion about the true meaning of Christmas. "With all the hype of the holidays, you’re sure to see Christmas decorations everywhere. It’s a huge part of celebrating Christmas! But have you ever thought about how some of those […]

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August 28, 2023
What Are People of No Faith Looking for in Faith Conversations?

The Barna Group works to provide insight about faith and culture, and this article suggests a need to help Christians develop relationships that will lead to opportunities for discussions about faith matters. There are helpful links to other articles related to this topic. "Honesty, Care & Understanding—What People of No Faith Hope to Find in […]

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August 28, 2023
Outward Beauty Cannot Bear the Weight of Being Your Source of Hope

A helpful reminder from author Jen Oshman that as Christians our view of beauty should focus on the One who created us. "Outward beauty in this age is such a tricky thing. For one, we are confronted with it every time we look in the mirror. Secondly, we are all on our phones scrolling social […]

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August 28, 2023
BARBIE REACTION: Smash the Patriarchy - Smash the Dolls? II 3-Way Cut with Emma Scrivener II SLP 469

A Speak Life Podcast with further views on the bestseller movie... "Emma Scrivener, Glen Scrivener and Nate Morgan Locke discuss Barbie; the doll, the brand new movie, feminism, Marry Harrington, men and women, motherhood and more." https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-speak-life-podcast/id626198781?i=1000622658277 Image : Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash

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