Let God Be True – Lessons from the Folau Fallout

Israel Folau, former-Mormon and now converted Christian (oh, and Australia rugby international), has got into a bit of a ruck. Qantas is considering pulling sponsorship of the Wallabies if further homophobic statements are made by Israel Folau or other players. The highest profile rugby player in the country has come under immense criticism after saying […]

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40 Questions, but only One Question is Needed

One of the conversations carrying on in the Christian blog world at the moment is the dialogue over Matthew Vine’s “40 questions for Christians who oppose marriage equality“, which itself has flowed from the excellent “40 questions for Christians now waving rainbow flags“. There are a number of great responses to Matthew Vines, but of […]

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Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker’s man…

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 […]

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Jesus the Juxtaposer

Yes, it’s a weird title but just come along with me for a few minutes… One thing I’m noticing as I read through Matthew in my personal devotions is the way that Jesus uses stark juxtapositions. What I mean is this. He says something quite jarring and confronting, and then He says something which at […]

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Come, the New Jerusalem

The 80s classic (yes, classic!) but unfortunately named film “Working Girl” has a magnificent theme song from Carly Simon. “Let the River Run“. Can’t help but love that – brilliant music with a well-deserved Oscar and Golden Globe. Until, of course, you start to consider what message is being propagated. Simon’s New Jerusalem is something […]

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