Two religious musicals from 1973: A preview of what I will watch One has always wondered what musicals they would produce with religion as a subject. In 1973, the electric trailer of the musical Jesus Christ Superstar landed more on a question than belief in Jesus Christ. “Who are you, what have your sacrificed?” goes… Read More Religious musicals of 1973
There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. – Paul’s letter to the Galatians chapter three.
‘The medium and me’: Remembering a Christian in the newspaper industry Former New Zealand Herald journalist Garth George was a ‘Christian in the media’. When he officially retired from full time secular journalism, he edited non-denominational newspaper Challenge Weekly for two years and continued writing his weekly column for the New Zealand Herald. He was… Read More “The media are becoming more secular, more worldly, more sensational, more down market, and, therefore, more unchristian then ever”
1999 Released October 27, 1982. The album that put American musician Prince on the map in popular culture came on the heels of the singles 1999 and Little Red Corvette. And it was an album of funky rhythms.
Advancing religious education in state schools 2002. NEW ZEALAND. Religious education seems to have no place in a secular society, but there are those who want to change this.
Cultural shifts offer challenges for church 2004. Religious belief is not declining in New Zealand and other Western countries – the situation is increasingly described as a change from “religion” to “spirituality”, so is the consensus from sociologists, theologians, and academics from around the globe who say there is a resurgence of spirituality and belief… Read More The church responds to cultural changes
I was in the middle of watching a advertisement about sagging skin and the product they claimed would get rid of this ‘physical problem’ under the eyes. It seemed it would alleviate the emotional pain that came with having physical unattractiveness as well. That was never said, but isn’t feeling unattractive emotional? Then put the… Read More Brands
A few years ago I had the urge to pursue Christian publications overseas, after realizing that the other genres I was pursuing wasn’t working. I prayed that if this is what God wanted me to do, it would come about, and it did, in terms of Christian-based articles and pieces like that. The last five… Read More Journeying, again