Once 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.
Justine Toh ponders: What is pleasure? Is it just about desire? Or are there deeper pleasures to be found in the normal gifts of life?
After the EURO 2020 final, Simon Smart ponders the “religious transformation” taking place in football (and elsewhere) in the UK.
Tim Costello muses on the Ashes, Essendon Football Club, and whether there’s something truer about sport than the desire to win at all costs.
In a bout of insomnia, Natasha Moore reflects on what the biblical Psalms reveal about the mystery of sleep.
Anna Grummitt shares a personal story to counter recent claims that working from home is selfish and even immoral.
Simon Smart weighs in (with some imagined possibilities) on Jonny Bairstow’s controversial stumping in the second Ashes test match.
Barney Zwartz on what having 357 tabs open on the computer might reveal about the basic human desire for security.
On World Refugee Day, Max Jeganathan watches the Ashes, and reflects on the universal desire to feel a sense of belonging.
Tim Costello returns to his old school, discovers the reason it was founded, and reflects on the legacy of its namesake: William Carey.
Natasha Moore reflects on the incredible work that is taking place around Australia to reawaken ‘sleeping’ Indigenous languages.
Anna Grummitt reflects on Tim Keller’s impact on her own life – and also how he is remembered by those who weren’t in his camp.
Simon Smart on why he sees parallels between rapid advances in modern technologies (especially AI) and the ancient Tower of Babel story.
Writing the day after Budget night, Barney Zwartz argues that we need a broader perspective than Budget “winners” and “losers”.