Thinking Aloud 9 – Carmelina Read

We had a great time this month interviewing Carmelina Read, one of the driving forces of eQuip women. Her husband Jeff is senior minister at Chatswood Presbyterian where Carmelina also serves, particularly looking after women. We chatted to her about conversion from an Italian Roman Catholic family, the story at Chatswood and her thoughts on complentarianism. Podcast: […]

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The Gospel, the Gospels and Rome – Where Do We Draw the Line?

One of the most difficult (and seemingly intractible) questions that Protestants must engage with is our common response to the Roman Catholic Church (“RCC”). Anyone with even a limited grasp of the events of the Reformation must acknowledge that there were profound and axiomatic differences between the Protestant Reformers and the Church of Rome, differences that […]

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On the New Pope

Here’s my first few thoughts from yesterday… Do I have to be the person who reminds everyone about the fundamental importance of sola scripture and sola fide? — David Ould ن (@davidould) March 13, 2013 I'm sure the new Pope is a lovely humble man but lets not forget the theology he believes and represents. […]

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Genuine Confession is Public

Today’s newspapers here in Australia are full of the news that the Government has announced an royal commission into the abuse of children in various establishments. Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced the creation of a national royal commission into institutional responses to instances of child sexual abuse. The decision was taken at a meeting […]

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Reformation Day. Every Year. Every Day.

Today is Reformation Day, the anniversary of that momentous occassion when Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the door of Wittenburg Church. There will, today, be reams of posts written across the Reformed blogosphere (and elsewhere, no doubt) on this subject. We'll keep banging on about how important this stuff is and others will […]

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