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In Acts 2:44 it says of the early church, “All the believers were together and had everything in common.”  Everything in common?  Really?  I understand hyperbole, but this seems like a gross generalization.  665 more words


#amwriting: The Preacher

I have come up with a new idea for a story. I am, most definitely, still in the preliminary stages with it trying to figure out what my settings will be, how the plot should evolve, and who my characters will be. 538 more words


Choosing an Indigenous Subject for a Statue

First published in the Busselton-Dunsborough Mail, June 21, 2017

We ‘wedulah’ (whitefellas) can do better than complain about the choice of Gaywal for the representative statue of a Noongar in Busselton. 264 more words

Massacres Of Aboriginal People

An Illustration from Music

There’s a song by the band Nirvana called “In Bloom.”  In the song’s chorus the writer, Kurt Cobain, criticizes what many would call “fair weather fans.”  He wrote, 929 more words


Politics - Hung out to dry?

As Britain recovers from yet another decisive round of voting, I want to explore whether we have all just had enough of politics!

Since the 2015 General Election, we have had what feels like a constant stream of political jargon plastered across the media. 620 more words


Rest or Die!

Jesus is the Son of God, who also is God in the flesh; as it is written,

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was God. 

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Two Birds with One Stone

I was reading in Genesis about Abraham and God making the first covenant; but when I came to Genesis 15:9-11 I ran into something a bit odd: 1,100 more words