04/11/2017 09:00 AM
Animal friends in ancient zoo
Today I share some impressions from one of the oldest zoos in the Netherlands, Artis animal park.

04/10/2017 08:29 AM
Lecturing at Free University
This month I had the privilege of teaching at the Free University of Amsterdam on repentance and forgiveness in the early …

03/12/2017 04:04 AM
Nicodemus and spiritual growth
How St John’s Gospel uses Nicodemus’s encounters with Jesus to teach us about the origins of spiritual life and the …

03/12/2017 03:54 AM
Three Fur Seals in Gorge
Saturday evening I spotted three fur seals in the Cataract Gorge in Launceston. These were youngsters, because these seals can become …

02/05/2017 09:23 PM
Mark Twain’s Reflections on Religion
Towards the end of his life Mark Twain dictated his Reflections on Religion, ensuring that these would not be made …

02/02/2017 01:53 AM
The Vatican’s Vulgate never was
It is a sign of our times that theological scholarship, as far as the use of Holy texts goes, has …

01/29/2017 03:20 AM
Richmond Tasmania
Enjoy the following landscape pictures from the colonial town of Richmond. I have inserted them in full format, so that …

01/29/2017 03:13 AM
Pirate Beach
Today I share some pictures taken last week at the stunning southeast coast of Tasmania. The area of Pirate Beach …

01/22/2017 08:15 AM
Lessons from the start of Jesus’s ministry
Today I invite you to join me for a tour of the Holy Land in the footsteps of Jesus. Remarkably, …

12/28/2016 06:36 AM
The world upside down
As I grew up during the Cold War it was the free Christian West over and against atheist Russia and …