It never ceases to amaze and frustrate me the capacity normally intelligent, nice people have for rationalising the clinical murder of children…Read More
The Bali Nine knew the rules, they accepted the risks, they got caught. What I find remarkable is the deliberate lack of compassion by many Australians. Are we really that wilfully ignorant of the justice we’ve been spared?Read More
Some of my best thinking and articulation happens in response to challenges. I love being driven back to fundamental doctrines and Scriptures to scrutinise and consolidate my beliefs, and to then communicate this back to the conversant. An acquaintance recently challenged my response to another challenge of my faith in God as the Creator. Here’s how that conversation went…Read More
Equipping a society to maturely and respectfully disagree is far more progressive than to argue a universally acknowledged issue in conjunction with a far from concluded, divisive issue. The very sad thing was your motives for mixing the messages was the predictability of its divisiveness.Read More
Depression is a very real & debilitating condition.
It’s not a bad attitude. It’s not merely weak responses or poor choices. It’s certainly not a sin. It’s a state of health as valid & real as broken bones. And it’s common, approximately 1 in 3 people will be affected at some stage in their life.
You schedule a regular payment to someone else’s account on the internet. Zero wages or employee assistance required. The time for transfer comes, and the computer compares your balance to the amount required. The computer, in less than a second, says, “If balance available is less than balance required, then send Transaction Failed electronic message to account holder, else process scheduled transaction.” Again, zero wages or employee assistance required. Clearly, there are no variable overheads incurred by these mammoth corporate citizens, certainly not any justifying a $9 fee as charged by Westpac, or $6 as quoted to me by ANZ.Read More
In 1996, Hetty Johnston was busy, but blissfully ignorant. Hetty had left a career in corporate administration to spend time with her newborn daughter, but getting restless had again become active in her home town community of...Read More
Few people know that there are less than 100 active Men and Women State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers across the whole of Logan City charged with the care of over 250,000 people across over 900 square kilometres in times of...Read More
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The topics I'll be addressing in this blog will be practical teaching designed to resource believers and church leaders in better understanding how politics works in Australia, and how the Church works in politics (and vice versa).
These will include:
• Separation of Church & State?
• Australia's Christian Identity
• Prolific Politics in the Bible
• Love Like the Good Samaritan
• Preach It, Nehemiah
• The Australian Political System
• How Jesus Would Vote
• The Importance of Prayer