#147 Merkel, Mooncakes and the Messiah

This week has seen a few global events that allows Sydneysiders to lift their eyes above the backyard fence or beyond the apartment door. Today, Germany is set to go to the polls for the first election in 16 years which will result in someone other than Angela Merkel becoming their Chancellor. It really has …

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#110 A bug in the system

For the next three weeks I’m going to explore three of my Church bugbears. Different people will respond to this in different ways. Some will think, ‘Why are you exploring negative things about the Church? As if that’ll help people come along.” Others will think: “Really? Only three?” I understand both perspectives. I also believe …

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Advent 2020 #7: It’s all right

Righteousness. It's one of those heavy sounding words that you either love or hate. The phrase 'The righteous' can have a negative quality: those who consider themselves better than others, usually morally but in other ways as well. They are a cut above us plebs and they let us know it any time we attempt …

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