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Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder of Disrupting Africa; ghostwriter, solutions journalist who helps leaders tell their story; spiritual writer and fiction author.
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Will Oremus at his article Facebook Just Banned News in Australia. Like, All of It tells us the story of how, in response to forthcoming laws in Australia, the social media giant will no longer allow links to news articles “down under” and anybody who posts an Australian news link…


I am a strong believer in the Fourth Estate — the press and its necessary place in society. Journalism has always been an essential component of any healthy democracy, a fact that any dictator knows very well. The press should always be independent and without bias, able to freely critique…


Many years ago, when I was probably in my mid-twenties, I had a strange kind of epiphany while spending an African summer evening home alone at my folks. They were out, I can’t remember where, and I was still living with them — enjoying time to myself in their spacious…


Throughout pretty much all of philosophical and religious history, including irreligious history (if I could call it that!) the central focus has always been, and remains, our ‘good works’. Our righteousness. Our goodness.

But nothing is as valuable as trust. Or, its more olden-day word, ‘faith’.

The trouble is, faith…


I’ve just finished reading Thomas Jay Oord’s book, The Uncontrolling Love of God. Most people who will read this will have no idea who he is. He is a scholar, philosopher, and a theologian. This latest book of his offers a ‘new way’ to look at the subject of providence…


In Romans 7, Paul summed up a huge part of the human experience: “I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate.” (Romans 7:15, NLT). What I find interesting about this is that Paul —…


I originally wrote this in 2014 when Robin Williams passed away. I’ve decided to repost this here as I figure out Medium. It’s one of the most popular posts from my blog.

Robin Williams. Talented. Funny. Wacky. Deep. Able to move from one subject to another without even taking a…

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