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.
Mark Stephens ponders what might be behind our constant busyness and craving for distraction.
Natasha Moore discusses Australia’s cultural inferiority and superiority complexes when it comes to the U.S.
Richard Shumack on the extent to which Christianity is to blame for the devastation of global ecology.
Simon Smart reflects on how the life of faith is often one of waiting and hoping in the midst of very real struggles.
Barney Zwartz reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic has been reported in the Australian news media.
Mark Stephens on how the simplest stories can get behind our defences and expose ourselves to each other.
Justine Toh ponders the media’s use of ‘saint’ language to describe Jacinda Ardern and Gladys Berejiklian.
Tim Costello reflects on the recent Federal Budget and the importance of showing compassion to those who are different from us.
Anna Grummitt reflects on David Attenborough’s new film, and the way humans respond to disasters.