Podcast Reco’s: Your Favourite Band Sucks

I got onto this podcast from an article in The Australian. Basically the hosts, Mark and Tyler, spew forth their strong opinions on history's most famous (or infamous) bands. Some of their arguments are quite convincing - their central point being to tear down your idols, and expose them as not as unique as you either remember... Continue Reading →

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Some thoughts on Christian music

This following is something I wrote some time ago. I still feel the same way about much contemporary Christian musical worship, and will follow this up with a critique of a contemporary song. Enjoy! 1. It seems that when it comes to Christian sub-culture, criticising the worth of ‘Christian’ things is immensely controversial. For example,... Continue Reading →

Quarrelling Soul

  ‘Then, as this vehement quarrel, which I waged with my soul in the chamber of my heart, was raging inside my inner dwelling, agitated both in mind and countenance, I seized upon Alypius and exclaimed: “What is the matter with us? What is this? What did you hear? The uninstructed start up and take... Continue Reading →

Germaine Greer’s ‘On Rape’

Since the 1960s and 70s, sexual agency has not been the same. Relationships between men and women have altered significantly; with the decline in marriage, the rise of co-habitation, pornography, abortion and what appears also to be a rise in rape, and legal issues around what constitutes rape. This new frontier of sexual ethics is... Continue Reading →

Singing Scripture

“This knitting of song into our bodies is why memorization of Scripture through song is often so effective. Song soaks into the very core of our being, which is why music is an important constitutive element of our identity.” James K. A.  Smith

No fresh thoughts on Singleness

Some friends of mine recently encouraged me to write some thoughts on my experience of 'singleness'. Much of what I write may appear cynical, but these are earnest thoughts. It comes from a place of great failure, but also of great joy. The greatest prize is God himself. No person can be more than that and... Continue Reading →

Philosophia

' There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' William Shakespeare, Hamlet

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