James Standish

James Standish

Recent Articles

  • Attribution


    Authorship determines value.
  • Into the black

    Into the black

    She found immense fame. She found millions of fans. Yet Amy Winehouse was "the loneliest person". She never found a true friend.
  • Get out

    Get out

    One could argue social media has made all of us stars in our own very small world. But are we missing out on something in the process? James Standish discusses.
  • A revolution 110 years in the making

    A revolution 110 years in the making

    Over time, some things rust. Others remain stable, while a precious few flower and grow. This is Wahroonga Adventist School’s 110th year of existence and, remarkably, it has the highest enrollment in its illustrious history.
  • Opening the books

    Opening the books

    As Adventists we are very familiar with the books being opened and everything being revealed . . . just as long it's not our financial books. But why not? Is there a big secret lurking in there?
  • Coming home

    Coming home

    Despite it being his first visit to South Australia's Barossa Valley, for James Standish it still felt very much like coming home.
  • Peace


    Jesus turned the other cheek. But then He told His disciples to buy swords. Is it right to take up arms or not?
  • Vanuatu: Give a little, to help a lot

    Vanuatu: Give a little, to help a lot

    The cyclone that struck Vanuatu recently destroyed 53 of the 85 Adventist churches in that island nation. The churches weren’t insured, and aid organisations don’t rebuild churches. So our church members are stuck.
  • Owen's offering

    Owen's offering

    Meet the man behind Invercargill Adventist Church's long and successful adventure in residential care.
  • Jesus who?

    Jesus who?

    The picture of Jesus is in jeopardy. It's not that people don't like him—he's still extremely popular. It's that people no longer understand who he is or what he stands for.