We live in a time of crisis in meaning. Without a robust practice of faith we find ourselves in bondage to the primal fear: nonexistence.
The Danish Parliament has voted, by an overwhelming vote of 75 to 30, to ban the Islamic burka and the niqab.
The bank was to be a bulwark against exploitation and corruption, for the common good.
Who - or what - do jihadis think we are? Less than human? Or human and a threat to the values they cherish.
Keeping the substance of the gospel before us is not an easy task in an age flooded with ideology, cultural warfare, rampant populism and political correctness.
Christianity is by-far-and-away the most compatible religious faith or spiritual belief with Liberty.
What lasting legacy has King and his civil rights movement bequeathed?
This predicament of what is behind ball-tampering runs through us and it springs from the heart.
It is about religious belief, honesty, integrity, the corruption of sport by commerce, the corruption of commerce by personal interest, and the duty of individuals to stay true to their own moral code, even against overwhelming pressure.
One religious story that we can all still learn from is the Parable of the Good Samaritan, which describes a conversation about what it means to live fully and how we should treat others.
Don't be so ridiculous as to expect Australian secular people to support the original meaning of Easter. We are into chocolate and not that religious stuff!
The troubled relationship between theological and state power goes back to ancient Israel and the eventual failure of its experiment with kingship.