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.
Justine Toh on harsh parenting, abusive coaching, and the benefits of the Ted Lasso approach to success.
Anna Grummitt on the latest COVID lockdowns across Australia – and what might be a better response than blaming others.
Barney Zwartz describes his experience of Melbourne’s recent five-day lockdown.
Justine Toh reflects on the abuse scandal concerning Ravi Zacharias, and allegations of abusive behaviour against Joss Whedon.
On the anniversary of the tragic death of the Abdallah children, Anna Grummitt ponders what could lead a family to such profound forgiveness.
Forty years on from Trevor Chappell’s infamous underarm bowl, Simon Smart reflects on the importance of integrity and fairness.
Natasha Moore on the Crusades, the burning cross in the Grampians, the Capitol insurrection – and the danger of claiming God’s will as your own.
Tim Costello ponders the complexities of January 26, and whether there’s something to be gained by changing the date of Australia Day.
Tim Costello reflects on the town of Bethlehem, the words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and the light that gives him hope in times of waiting.
Richard Shumack explains why he loves the carol The Little Drummer Boy, despite the fact that most of its lyrics are ‘rum pum pum pum’.
Justine Toh shares why she thinks a line from Yorktown (in the musical Hamilton) might as well be from a Christmas carol.
Simon Smart gets nostalgic for Christmas in the snow in Canada, and reflects on the enduring hope of the Christmas story.