Matthew Perry’s death sobers us. It reminds us of the fleeting nature of life and the fading nature of beauty.
The attitude that any leader, despite their behaviour, is integral and indispensible to the organisation, is a myth, writes Stephen McAlpine.
What we are watching in the post-Christian West is the inexorable marching of what I will term “The Theology Of The Skull”.
Tim Keller’s final book does what the writer did for the bulk of his ministry: it infuses a deep gracious call for spiritual transformation.
I don’t mean to sound too sombre, but planning for death, its inevitability and inexorable pull towards our grave, is not a bad thing.
The world is discipling us, not on the basis of intellectual argument, but at a deeply subterranean emotional level, writes Stephen McAlpine.
I’d just settled into the plane for the five hour flight back home across this great brown land called Australia, and I was tired.
We don’t need to tailor the gospel message to make it more acceptable to the modern progressive mind, writes Stephen McAlpine.
Quiet quitting the Christian life is when people bear no fruit because of ‘the cares of the world’… or as we might put it today, “everyday life”.
We need to build Christian worship that complements both old and new, and is true… Worship cannot be aesthetics alone, writes Stephen McAlpine.