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.
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.