Twice a week, a member of the CPX team "thinks out loud" in public - offering not conclusions, but launching-off points for conversation about what's going on in the news right now, or in our cultural "moment".
As with everything CPX does, the goal is to reframe things - to edge our way together towards a more expansive public imagination when it comes to Christian faith and the contribution it has to make to our shared life.
In light of Harry and Meghan’s recent interview with Oprah, Mark Stephens cautions against rushing to judgement.
Barney Zwartz reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic has been reported in the Australian news media.
Justine Toh writes about why we need Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso in lockdown – and why we might need God as well.
After the EURO 2020 final, Simon Smart ponders the “religious transformation” taking place in football (and elsewhere) in the UK.
CPX Intern Anthony Segaert on scrolling through old photos, the desire for a fresh start, and why the story of grace is freeing.
Tim Costello reflects on Ash Barty’s historic Wimbledon win, the EURO final, and the important difference between patriotism and nationalism.
Barney Zwartz reflects on the legacy of outgoing Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson, and the personal impact Clarkson had on his family.
Natasha Moore reflects on the use of traditional place names on weather maps and Australia Post letters this NAIDOC Week.
Mark Stephens on the New Zealand cricket team’s success – and how they play with humility, dignity, respect, and civility.
Anna Grummitt on the latest COVID lockdowns across Australia – and what might be a better response than blaming others.
Tim Costello on the debate over Bruce Pascoe’s ‘Dark Emu’, and the need to recognise the image of God in everyone.
Justine Toh on how the Murugappan family has found a home in our hearts and is reminding us of our shared humanity.
After taking part in a survey on child abuse, Emma Wilkins reflects on the importance of scrutinising our failings, and where her hope lies.