The Big Ticket – Matters of Life and Death

There are some big ticket questions in life and as Christians we’re convinced that Jesus brings Big Ticket answers so at Glenquarie Anglican Church we’re launching The Big Ticket. …every quarter we’re going to look at a Big Ticket question and provide some Big Ticket answers. Our first Big Ticket in January 2014 looked at the thorny question of Sex and Marriage. […]

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Doug Wilson on Voting for Obama

Doug Wilson has an (as always) excellent piece on the place of politics in the pulpit including this gem: On the Obama question, the question is simpler and much more straightforward. He supports the killing of babies and therefore no consistent Christian may support him. That is not a partisan issue, and it only appears […]

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Our Messy Individualism – Briefing Article

The Briefing have published an article which is a reworking of a few pieces I penned a while ago, “Our Messy Individualism“. Here’s a short excerpt of some of the reasoning part-way through, I suspect, therefore, there’s a more basic common motivation that influences the push towards both abortion and gay adoption—that of the increasing perception of […]

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10 Questions for “Pro-Choice” Candidates

A helpful little list from Trevin Wax at TGC (via Challies) 1. You say you support a woman’s right to make her own reproductive choices in regards to abortion and contraception. Are there any restrictions you would approve of? 2. In 2010, The Economist featured a cover story on “the war on girls” and the growth of “gendercide” in the world – […]

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UK Abortion Stats – 6 million dead, 143 lives saved

from Adrian Warnock. I don’t think it needs any additional commentary: In the UK we have a peculiar form of hypocrisy about abortion.  When the law allowing abortion was passed (note to my American readers, this was passed by an act of parliament, not a ruling of unelected  judges)  it was argued that abortion was needed […]

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Santorum on Marriage and Children

A striking op-ed (first featured at Ricochet and also on his website) from Santorum, who is clearly seeking to solidify his position as the traditionalist conservative. Here’s a chunk of the argument, Marriage is, and has always been through human history, a union of a man and woman – and for a reason. These unions are special because they […]

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Andrew Brown on Abortion and Utilitarianism

A great little piece in the Guardian by Andrew Brown on the faux utilitarian ethic people pretend they apply to the issue of abortion. …the Dorries bill does raise some interesting ethical complications. It shows up once more the way in which we justify our actions on the basis of a sort of squishy utilitarianism, […]

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