Category: Worldviews

July 25, 2022
The census shows Australians are becoming less religious but why have we chosen to live without God?

The ABC's international affairs analyst, Stan Grant, reflects on the declining numbers of those identifying as Christian in Australia. "While historically the West was founded on Christianity, the modern West was shaped by the break with God. People were sovereign. Liberalism prized the individual above all." https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-07-03/census-religion-christianity-no-religion-god/101201640 Image: rsz_1pexels-rodnae-productions-8675096.jpg

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July 4, 2022
Women Can Have It All, Just Not at the Same Time

In the last sixty years or so, the lives of women have embraced many changes. They have gained freedom to make decisions about relationships, family, careers. Considering possibilities and making choices can be overwhelming, particularly if considered in the frame of a current worldview. Kara Martin reminds us that God values all spheres of work, […]

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June 21, 2022
Carrying On: Examples from the Work of Meg Jay

In this final article of her series looking at how those in their twenties view their lives, Jacqueline Isaacs cites the work of clinical psychologist Meg Jay. Jay sees many clients who wonder what they have to show for their twenties. However good support and an understanding of the shift of pace in life at […]

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June 20, 2022
The Slow Down: The Second Stage of a Quarter-Life Crisis

Jacqueline Isaacs continues her series for those in their twenties, who may be experiencing burnout and wondering what happens next. "The idea of climbing a staircase is tiring. We can all relate to how exhausted you feel after climbing a flight of stairs and realizing there is another, and then another. What triggers the quarter-life […]

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June 17, 2022
The First Stage of a Quarter-life Crisis

Part of a series of articles for those predominantly in their twenties, this piece describes an aspiring lawyer's experience of burnout. "...I had no idea how to slow down. Busyness functions like an addiction. When you stop, you have to face your thoughts, which terrifies most of us. So to cope you have to keep […]

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June 7, 2022
Resisting the Pressure to Overwork

A concise article that identifies the signs of overwork, which the Bible incidentally sees as a knee jerk response after the fall of the world in Genesis 3.  Just like underwork, they are extreme over corrections to the frustration of working in a world that doesn’t always work properly. Jesus concluded that the man who […]

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May 31, 2022
5 Myths about Your Personal Identity

Written by the author of "How to find yourself : why looking inward is not the answer", Brian S. Rosner, this article notes the issues that can arise with such a perspective. Seeking our personal identity by merely looking inside ourselves does not allow us to live life to its fullest, or as it was […]

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May 4, 2022
A Holistic Understanding of Creative Goodness in the Workplace

This is a podcast discussion excerpt between Missy Wallace and Brandon J. O'Brien from Redeemer City to City. Christians are encouraged to consider what is meant by the public sphere, and how churches might equip their members to demonstrate Christ in many different realms of work and influence. "The Global Faith & Work Initiative is […]

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November 9, 2021
Why learn and why work?

Work can sometimes feel a bit like a treadmill that just never stops. There is always something new to learn, and we can find ourselves asking 'Why bother?' The Christian worldview provides good reasons to keep working and learning. Find inspiration from Peter Adam's paper.

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July 12, 2021
Better than Us

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence In the 2020 lockdown we may have binged on Netflix sci-fi movies and series about AI, but how far away are we from creating real human-like intelligence? What is the impact of AI on our workplaces, our society, our country as a whole? What are the implications for our ethics, […]

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May 10, 2021
Looking 'at' our Lenses: Consumerism

We see our world through different lenses, often forgetting how they shape our view of the world. Scott challenges the western thought that consumerism will bring us happiness and suggests that Jesus has a different answer to happiness. "Have you ever noticed that if you wear sunglasses long enough you forget you have them on, […]

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May 10, 2021
Jesus: History's Biggest Hoax?

‘I know the resurrection is a fact……..How? Because 12 men testified they had seen Jesus raised from the dead, then they proclaimed that truth for 40 years, never once denying it.”  Watch this short video clip to stimulate your own thinking

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