Is Paul Young a Universalist?


Wow! People are upset by some of the things Paul Young, author of The Shack, has been writing. The most commonly held concern people have is that he is a universalist. What they mean is that they believe he is teaching that all people are saved, and going to Heaven. Now, I want to be careful here because 1) a lot of people that I love and admire have come out really strongly against him and his...

Australia Day and Invasion


Guess what conflict I am talking about: Babies roasted in fire. Women and girls captured, raped and forced into sexual slavery. Men tortured and thrown into concentration camps. A systematic effort to destroy a human race. If you are thinking about recent news headlines you will probably think about ISIS. If you are thinking modern world history you may think about the Nazis. But if you are an...

Olympians And The Identity Lens


The Olympics has long been an event that inspires millions of people around the world. This week a couple of interviews with some Aussie sports stars has made me think about Olympians And The Identity Lens. The first one was with Cate Campbell. She was the overwhelming favourite to win the womens 100 metre freestyle courtesy of setting a new world record just a month ago. After leading the race...

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My name is James. I'm married to the beautiful Sarah. I'm Daddy to Jedidiah, Stacey and Mckayla. I'm a Follower of Jesus. Preacher, Author, Sports Lover and Area Manager at Compassion.

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