How long can we live?

As belief in the afterlife fades and as focus on health and tech grows there is a desire to figure out the magical combination of the two that will allow people (or those that can afford it) to live forever. That, frankly, is pie in

The persecuted church in China

There seems to be little doubt that state sponsored persecution is on the rise in China. The government of President Xi Jinping seems to have realised that the church does not regard the government as their ultimate authority and that is a threat.  First Chinese police

The Curiosity Index (books edition)

Some more list updates I posted a whole bunch of lists and bests of here and now we have some more The collected best Christian books of 2018 from Tim Challies Best books of 2018 part 1 by Sam Storms Miscellaneous reading & writing posts

On religion (bumper links edition)

I’ve been releasing posts with just a whole bunch of links to various articles. The last few are connected together. Here’s a reminder. On Atheism On Secularism On Religion Not endorsing anything – you know the score. On the endurance of religion The humbling of

What does it mean to be good?

One of my favourite TV shows of 2018 was The Good Place – a very funny show that asks a very important question: what does it mean to be good? Nathanael Smith summarizes the first season plot: The premise of episode one is a juicy one: Eleanor

On Secularism (bumper links edition)

I’ve collected a huge number of articles and posts on a variety of topics that have caught my eye over the past year. I had at one point intended to write some thoughtful essay or comment on each one but as time passed and the

The Curiosity Index (16.12.2018 – Sunday edition)

Friendly, Caring, and Carrying Churches The church needs to move into deeper community that truly expresses what love is. We need to bear one another’s burdens, confess our sins to one another, pray for one another, and have deep compassion on one another. We are a