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.
Mark Stephens on the pushback against the European Super League, and how sport is so much more than just a commodity.
In light of Prince Philip’s funeral, Simon Smart ponders the enduring importance of ritual.
Justine Toh on Aboriginal deaths in custody, the “attention economy”, and what we might learn from Old Testament prophets.
Natasha Moore reflects on a storm in her teacup – Sky News’ misinterpretation of her Easter Sunday article for ABC News.
Barney Zwartz on Anglicare’s The Cost of Privilege report, and how the pandemic provides a chance to rethink Australia’s social contract.
Mark Stephens on Paul Kelly’s ballad “If I Could Start Today Again”, and how the Easter story speaks to our longing for a fresh start.
Tim Costello reflects on a famous story from Jesus’ life, and what lessons it teaches men about moving from toxic to trustworthy masculinity.
Emma Wilkins asks: we expect our parents to love us self-sacrificially, but do we want to be their life’s work?
Justine Toh on what the iConsent app shows us about our lack of imagination when it comes to the complexities of human life.