Living with the Enemy

On 3 September 2014 I appeared in the SBS Documentary “Living with the Enemy“, dealing with the topic of “gay marriage”. Here are the articles I’ve written about the show and related issues and a list on the right of the wider media interest in the show and a bit of the latest twitter action.

A Bunch of Rejects and No Hopers

this from a discussion about #LWTE on the Whirlpool forums, the bald minister creeped me out a bit no, not that bit (but fair enough), rather this bit: The church goers looked like a bunch of rejects and no hopers. Are these the only people who go to church these days? Yes, exactly. 1Cor. 1:26-31 For […]

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#LWTE Interview with ACL “Political Spot”

This morning I gave a brief interview to the Australian Christian Lobby‘s Daniel Simon on my #LWTE experience. “Anglican Minister David Ould talks about Living With The Enemy”   http://www.acl.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2014-09-09.2999-01-01.the-political-spot-part1-20140909.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Sydney Anglicans #LWTE article

SydneyAnglicans.net asked me to write an article about why I went on the show. Engaging with society and culture has always been tricky for Christians. “In the world but not of it” is a helpful guide but what do we do when the world pushes up against us? Is it better to withdraw? Stand our […]

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Sex, Marriage and the Gospel. “Living with the Enemy” sermon

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 […]

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#LWTE – Tomorrow’s Media Schedule

The last few days have been fairly hectic with a good number of radio interviews and prerecords. Here’s what Wednesday’s schedule looks like if you have any interest. from 6:30am AEST, live with 774 ABC in Melbourne. You can listen online here. possibly from 7am AEST, The Dividing Line live webcast (U.S. Reformed Baptist) From around 7:50am AEST, live with 891 […]

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#LWTE in the smh – more than Big Brother?

fascinating article in today’s smh by Bridget McManus, “SBS’ Living with the Enemy v Nine’s Big Brother: who needs enemies?” exploring where Living with the Enemy fits into the “reality TV” spectrum, In an ironic twist of parallel programming, the reality show that started it all returns to our screens just as a local documentary series […]

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Christianity in Public Debate? 2 – vox populi, vox Dei?

edit/update: on reflection, I think the language of “silencing” here could be improved. Perhaps “excluding from decision making” is closer to what I’m trying to communicate. for part 1 (The Rejection of Democracy) see here. Our second response to the desire to silence religious voices in public and legislative debate is built upon part 1 where […]

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