Common Ground

The world of high-performance sport is marked by dreams and hopes, and by hard work, putting your body through intense, painful, and relentless exercise. It...

Growing up, when I had lost something, I would often ask my mum, “Have you seen my…?” She would then suggest some obvious place that...

Kate Muirhead works as a Litigation Principal for Meredith Connell. She is married to alumnus Tom Cleary, whom she met while they were doing the...

I am not in the habit of assigning nicknames to legendary authors. Even if I was strongly encouraged to try, I don’t think I’d ever...

It’s striking: we spend the majority of our waking hours working to secure what we need, and (hopefully) contributing to the flourishing of our common...

Over a year ago, as New Zealand went into the first lockdown, Venn launched Common Ground. As the impact of COVID-19 unfolded, we found ourselves...

“Then God said, ‘Let us make human beings in our image.’” (Gen 1:26) “Certain things,” writes philosopher Josef Pieper, “can be adequately discussed only if at...

Since its publication in 1680 Joachim Neander’s hymn, “Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren,” has been sung in Christian worship as a magnificent...

15 Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. 16 But Jesus...