Church Talk

Religious leaders discuss the word of God in this weekly feature. Published on Fridays, Church Talk discusses themes from the Bible as well as looking at current events in a Christian context. 

Science and the book of Genesis

Friday August 26, 2016

Occasionally you read headlines in the media such as, “Scientists admit Genesis is ‘close to the truth’.

The ‘religion’ of evolution

Friday August 19, 2016

EVOLUTION is actually a religion.

Olympic swimmer lives her faith

Friday August 12, 2016

FIRST-TIME US Olympian Madeline (Maya) DiRado has already earned a bunch of medals as part of the US swimming team at the Rio Olympics. She says it’s the “quiet confidence” of her Christian faith that allows her to be a grateful, joyful, and goal-oriented athlete, even at the highest levels of competition.

Medical science and the Bible

Friday August 12, 2016

ENCYCLOPEDIA Britannica documents that in 1845, a young doctor in Vienna named Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis was horrified at the terrible death rate of women who gave birth in hospitals.

PROPHECIES from the Old and New Testaments that have been fulfilled add credibility to the Bible.

TE MAEVA Nui celebrations begin today.  The official programme is always full, with its serious moments, such as Constitution Day itself with its focus on celebrating nationhood, self governance and independence.

THE LOSS of a loved one can bring grief and pain in equal measure to the love we had for the person.

Call to care for common home

Friday July 22, 2016

LET ME USE the imagery of the rainbow as my starting point in this reflection paper.

MY AIM is to continue looking at these sayings of Jesus like “take the hard road,” “shrewd as serpents and gentle as doves.”

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