The Outflow of Good Deeds: Fresh Water to a Brackish World

The outflow of the mighty Amazon River is so great that you can skim fresh water off the Atlantic Ocean for a couple of hundred miles offshore from the river mouth.  Amazing eh? Salt water turned fresh. Sounds like another river you may have read about in the prophetic book of Ezekiel.  The prophet is led […]

Good Deeds: By The Church For the Church

The latest piece on the exile conversation published in Eternity newspaper by Morling College New Testament lecturer, David Starling raises some good points, not least of all the truth that we have been here before as God’s people.  No surprises there. And it’s got a great irenic tone, especially important in the current climate in which many […]

Happy St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre Day Everybody

Is this not brilliant?  It is Daniel in the Lion’s Den, painted in 1872 by British artist, Briton Riviere.  Not the most British name is it?  Riviere was descended from the French Huguenots, the Protestants slaughtered by the French regime, a massacre that started on this very evening, 23rd August, way back in 1572 and […]