What Does Independence Really Mean?

Today I had an article published on Christian Today called What Does Independence Really Mean? I never thought that independence was such a big deal in my walk with God. In fact, it’s presented as a positive trait when it comes to kids growing up and leaving home. The word dependence has undesirable associations: helpless, …

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Beautiful ≠ Bad

Image courtesy of IMDB This week I watched the Netflix movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron about the life of Ted Bundy. As I was thinking about it, I got to wondering how much we in western society have been conditioned to think that good looking people can’t be bad or …

iEverything, iEverywhere, iAnytime

Having never done a media unit before, my understanding of globalisation comes from a background of health and human development. Globalisation to me is a combination of increasing interconnectivity and interdependency between nations, largely as a result of advances in technology. This definition is by no means exhaustive, and scholar Giddens defines globalisation as, “the …