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Should the Church Embrace Universal Reconciliation?

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May 1, 2018

Recently Pope Francis has come under scrutiny for his conversation with a distraught young boy, deeply worried about his recently deceased father’s eternal future. An atheist, the man had still raised his children as baptised members of the Roman Cat...

April 29, 2018

Of the 3 Abrahamic religions, Muslim, Christian and Jewish, only 1 holds to a belief in the doctrine of 'original sin'. That is; that all are guilty of and all suffer the consequence of the sin of Adam.

Of course the one that believes this is my faith...

March 17, 2018


Universal Reconciliation or Christian Universalism is a concept that has gained momentum in recent times, particularly since the release of Rob Bell’s book, “Love Wins”

This momentum has drawn criticism, particularly from the evangelical Church, w...

June 21, 2017

In my recent article, Is Believing in Hell Bad for Your Mental Health?, I explored the scientific evidence that belief in hell is a significant contributor to mental illness and can actually cause damage to the brain and heart. I also established tha...

May 3, 2017

As a child, I was handed a creation narrative with an in-built fear of shadow work. A tree, complete with medicine imbued with the discernment between Light and Darkness, was placed at the centre of my garden. Oh, the perfection of innocence! Naivety...

March 25, 2017


My father died last year and it has raised a lot of questions for me. You know what I mean. The big ones. Heaven. Hell. Consciousness. Eternity. The nature of being. And to be honest, the thing I've struggled with the most is the concept of hell as...

November 7, 2016

Many people blame “The Devil” when people do bad things to us. “The Devil..." or "Satan is responsible,” we say. But is Satan real? Some do not believe so. Others do. But is he an all-encompassing evil that surrounds the earth? Or can we take some ac...