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The church

Ep 115: How is the church better and worse than you imagined? | John Dickson & Simon Smart

Bigger Questions
John Dickson, Simon Smart
18 Nov 2018
The history and failings of the church offers plenty of ammunition to its critics. Yet amidst the worst of the church's actions, it also offers a beautiful tune of goodness and hope that brings transformation. An honest conversation confronting the big questions raised by the history of the church.

How can I believe when the church does wrong? | Guy Mason

Bigger Questions
Guy Mason
28 Oct 2018
Many people struggle to believe because of the failings and hypocrisy of the church. Church pastor Guy Mason shares his own story and experiences of church hypocrisy but also offers something more. An honest and engaging conversation.

Ep 67: Aren't all Christians hypocrites?

Bigger Questions
Costa Englezos
28 May 2017
Costa Englezos saw and experienced hypocrisy in the church. It turned him off Christianity, but something changed

Reaching the City

William Taylor
26 Nov 2016
William Taylor explores mission in the heart of the city

John Calvin

City Legal
Michael Jensen
Jun 23rd, 2016
The great Genevan reformer has often been despised in modern times for his austerity and severity. Is there more here than the cliché suggests?

Huldrych Zwingli

City Legal
Michael Jensen
Jun 16th, 2016
A dynamic and provocative priest and intellectual from Zurich, Zwingli led his own unique branch of the Reformation

The secular juggernaut

Smith Lecture
Roy Williams
5 Nov 2015
Christianity is perceived by more Australians than ever as implausible, undesirable or irrelevant. Why is it so? Does it matter?

Ep 14: God vs the church

Bigger Questions
Guy Mason
10 May 2015
Has God been killed by his strongest opponents? Let's hear His response

Child sexual abuse and the churches

Smith Lecture
Patrick Parkinson
21 Oct 2013
A story of moral failure?

Abuse in the church mistake 3 the church is above the law

Phil Campbell
Mar 7th, 2013
Jesus said to his followers to 'love your neighbour' and yet it seems that the church hasn't done that