Humanity’s greatest crisis is the rebellion against what it means to be created in the Image of God, a rejection of who God is and what it means to be human. Society’s greatest risk is the threat to marriage and family, the move to re-define male and female and thus ultimately destroy the fabric ofread more
Last Sunday evening, at the Ishtar Reception Centre in Coolaroo (an outer northern suburb of Melbourne), a number of Australian Christians’ representatives met with, and were welcomed warmly, by fifty of the Iraqi community. Many of these fine folk have not been in Australia very long. They found solace in learning that we empathized withread more
The good thing about a democracy is that all sides of hotly debated topics can get a hearing. Or at least that is how it is supposed to work. But increasingly when one side tires to get a hearing, the other side will come around and seek to shut them down, or at least shoutread more
The Australian Press Council has considered complaints from Jim Culbertson and Simon Berry about an opinion article, Priority is to protect marriage, in The Herald Sun, Melbourne on 25 January 2012. It was written by former tennis champion Margaret Court who was also identified as “a pastor”. Mrs Court argued that Australian society was losingread more
Those that tuned into this weeks Q&A may have been as dumbfounded as panellist and Middle East Analyst Lydia Khalil when asked to comment on the discrimination suffered in Australia at the hands of Christianity. As a Coptic Christian aware of the ongoing perils of being a minority in Egypt, where abduction, rape, church’s setread more
While drawing in our belts and loading our backpacks with new taxes in order to bring in the budget, the government has mercifully kept Australians in the dark about the anticipated hundreds of millions of dollars we will yet shoulder to support Afghanistan’s post 2014 decade. With the US committing USD $4.1 billion to supportread more
Jesus said in Matthew 6:31to 33 “So do not worry saying ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’….. But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” Last week I had the pleasure of attending a rural showread more
It’s a sad day when we read headlines like todays: Church’s Suicide Victims which link the premature deaths of at least 40 people in Victoria to the abuse they suffered as children at the hands of clergy entrusted with their care. We can all see what is glaringly obvious; that this is wrong. We canread more
Whatever your political persuasion, there is no denying that Senator Bob Brown and the party he founded way back in the 80’s has had a profound effect on Australian politics. Senator Brown became involved in the conservation movement in the 70’s in Tasmania when he joined the campaign to save Lake Pedder, then in 1972 heread more
Re-printed with permission form News Weekly, April 14, 2012: Click here for original article The Americans have a well-known saying for politicians, “It’s the economy, stupid!” — meaning that what matters most for people are economic issues. It’s false. What matters most to people, and most affects their well-being, are close relationships, and above all family relationships.read more
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Bishop tells massacre mourners: 'It may be hard to forgive, but an unforgiving spirit will never bring us peace'
Date : June 26, 2016
Yes, it's hard to forgive, but not forgiving will never bring peace. Thus said a Catholic bishop in Nigeria during the burial service for nine of the victims of a massacre that took place last April.
Date : June 26, 2016
Misery indeed loves company in at least one refugee camp in Nigeria where thousands of people are being ravaged by diseases such as diarrhoea while starving to death.
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