Bishop Ian Palmer has written an open letter to a local federal member of parliament, published in the latest monthly edition of the diocesan newspaper. Here’s the letter. Well worth reading through.
As Tevye, the central character of Fiddler on the Roof, considers the upheaval going on all around him (not least with his own daughters’ marriages) he turns to his wife and asks a simple, but penetrating question, Do you love me? It seems an absurd question to ask today. How could these two have even […]
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker’s man. Bake me a cake as fast as you can; Pat it and shape it and mark it with “LGBTQIXYZ”, And bake it in the oven for my lawyer and me. The ridiculous gay wedding cake nonsense in Oregon has taken a decidely nasty turn, An Oregon administrative law judge recommended today that […]
A helpful chat with Rob Mailer on the regional drive time show. Some good questions and discussions on how our culture views marriage.
Here’s a cut from the interview I had with the 2Day FM Breakfast show on Thursday 4 September. I’ve been so bowled over by the kind reception guys like this have given me, even when they disagree. That’s how we move this conversation forward in a better way. You can access the entire podcast from […]
So what to say? I woke up this morning to an inbox full of responses; facebook tags, twitter responses and a number of emails. Some of it’s great to read, a lot of it encouraging, and sadly a few bits that don’t understand the irony of the accusation of “hatred” given how it’s delivered. So […]
It’s hard when you only hear a few brief snippets to really understand what somebody believes. In particular, one verse has been touted around a lot in the publicity and show. But sometimes hearing the context it’s spoken in can be helpful. Here’s the full audio of the sermon featured in my episode of Living […]
Today, SBS begain their media promotion of the upcoming Living with the Enemy show that I filmed in January. News Limited got first bite of the cherry with the online news site news.com.au running an article entitled “Living with The Enemy on SBS puts gay couple, priest under same roof” (originally titled “Living with […]
Following on from the story a few weeks ago that the Perth Synod had voted overwhelmingly in favour of a pro-same-sex marriage motion but had been blocked by Archbishop Roger Herft, comes confirmation of what was expected – that the Provincial Council of the West of Australia has blocked the motion. The Anglican Church’s Provincial […]
Interesting little piece by Al Mohler on the question of whether Christians ought to attend, let alone participate, in “gay weddings”. Former President George H. W. Bush and his wife Barbara attended a wedding a few days ago, and it made national news. According to The Washington Post, the elder Bushes attended the wedding of Bonnie Clement […]