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.
Natasha Moore on why the Easter weekend is the perfect time to read one of the big books on your shelf – such as the Bible.
In light of a recent episode of ‘You Can’t Ask That’, Simon Smart reflects on how the Easter story offers freedom and rest for the weary.
CPX intern Bella Beach on how while COVID has shown an ugly side of human fear, it has also led to sacrificial acts for the sake of others.
Mark Stephens reflects on the life of Catherine Hamlin, and how her faith drove her to serve Ethiopian women suffering obstetric fistula.
Anna Grummitt looks at the (surprising) place some young people are searching for comfort in our fearful and anxious time.
Reflecting on the death of his father-in-law, Richard Shumack writes about competing visions of “going gently into that good night.”
Mark Stephens writes on Stan Grant’s documentary about indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes, and our desire to be seen for who we are.
Natasha Moore reflects on the new film A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, and what Mr Rogers teaches us about dealing with anger.
Tim Costello ponders Valentine’s Day, romance, the TV show Married at First Sight, and what love is really all about.