Tag: Individual

It’s All About Me: Individualism

It’s All About Me: Individualism

Individualism. The me-culture. I have the right to make the decisions I want to and that best suit my life. After all, no one else is going to if they’re all looking out for themselves too. My career, my home, my relationships: my world is me-shaped. Individualism started as a good thing: the recognition that […]

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Seeking Europe’s shalom

Seeking Europe’s shalom

by Jeff Fountain When Judah was taken into exile to Babylon, God’s instruction to the Jews through Jeremiah was to seek the city’s shalom, or well-being and harmony. What then might God’s word to us be today as ‘exiles’ in what many see as a post-Christian, secularised Europe? Surely it is also to seek Europe’s […]

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Gender co-operation: some implications of God’s design for society by Michael and Auriel Schluter

Gender co-operation: some implications of God’s design for society by Michael and Auriel Schluter

  Summary There is much tension and unhappiness in contemporary gender relations. This was not God’s original design. Men and women were not intended to be separate or to compete but to co-operate. Despite the tensions resulting from the Fall, gender co-operation creates immense opportunities since men and women were designed to be interdependent. Gender […]

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The Human Identity Crisis: Can we do without the Trinity? by Michael Ovey

The Human Identity Crisis: Can we do without the Trinity? by Michael Ovey

  Summary This essay examines contemporary problems surrounding human identity and discusses their causes and consequences. It analyses the claim that Trinitarian doctrine is now redundant and argues that, far from being a mere parlour game, it alone allows the perfect personal characteristics of the God revealed in the Bible to be fully expressed. The […]

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