Columns

  • A Christmas miracle – when enemies became brothers

    Dec 17, 2021

    As the first Christmas of World War I approached, Pope Benedict XV on Dec. 7, 1914, asked the leaders of all warring governments to agree to an official ceasefire. He begged "that the guns may fall silent at least upon the night the angels sang."

  • Listening to our souls …

    Dec 17, 2021

    Today we are witnessing a trivialization of soul within the culture. Few things are sublime anymore, meaning few things are soulful anymore.

  • God will make all things right in His time

    Dec 11, 2021

    True enough, in His time, God answered all my prayers. When I was stranded, He made sure I was well taken care of by my partner’s family.

  • Human(kind) — Ashlee Eiland

    Dec 11, 2021

    We need her narrative. We live in a time of bitterness and division, when civil discourse and respect have broken down, where we demonize each other, where injustice, inequality, and racism still define us more than their opposites, and where kindness is often seen as a weakness.

  • Living as an instrument in the hands of God

    Dec 03, 2021

    There are countless ways to be an instrument in the hands of God. As I grew up, I came across many people who were great examples of ‘instruments of God’.

  • Leaving Church …

    Dec 03, 2021

    The Marginalized are those who feel themselves outside the understanding, empathy, and spiritual scope of the churches.

  • My big leap towards adulthood

    Nov 27, 2021

    The concept of “work from home” was introduced throughout the nation as a safety precaution by the government.

  • Why were so many people in poor health in Jesus’ time?

    Nov 27, 2021

    We should be careful to preserve our farmland and fishing waters so that the nation’s food security is protected.

  • Honest evangelisation needs honest journalism

    Nov 27, 2021

    We all suffer embarrassment when, as is inevitable, corruption and scandals that have been hidden are exposed by others.

  • Dealing with emotional paralysis

    Nov 27, 2021

    Our greatest strength is often our greatest weakness. Sensitivity is a gift, but as any sensitive person will tell you, that gift can be a mixed blessing.