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Our Sickening Sexual Sewer

Oct 6, 2018

The greater something is the more it will be abused, twisted and assaulted. The greatest thing there is is the living God, and he sure receives his fair share of abuse. So too all his good gifts. One of his

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Fathers: A Threatened Species

Sep 1, 2018

My wife recently pointed out an interesting fact to me – as she often does. Two national days are celebrated in Australia within the same week, and sometimes they even fall on the very same day. The first is Father’s

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Sexual Abuse in the Churches

Aug 19, 2018

At the moment the public spotlight is on the Catholic Church, with revelations of what has transpired in Pennsylvania. In this latest case some 300 priests are said to have abused some 1,000 children over many decades. Before looking at

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Transgender and Trans-Truth

Aug 18, 2018

The prefix “trans” means to go beyond, or over, or across. Today the transgender movement is having a great run at going well beyond the truth. And this is primarily being done by not allowing any debate on the issue.

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The Trans Assault on Everything

Aug 2, 2018

The trans madness is an attack on everyone and everything. By pretending that reality and biology do not exist, everyone is impacted by this lunacy and everything is thrown up in the air. And as activist groups and leftist governments

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Pink Apostates

Jul 14, 2018

There IS such a thing as apostasy, and there ARE such things as apostates. When folks deny key biblical truths and effectively call the Lord Jesus Christ a liar, they have become apostates. One way in which apostasy rears its

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Difficult Bible Passages: Matthew 22:30

Jul 7, 2018

So what happens to marriage when believers get to heaven? The passage we are discussing here seems to tell us that it will become superfluous. That may be of concern to many, especially those who have had a close, loving

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A Massive Win for Religious Freedom

Jun 5, 2018

There is some great news for a change coming out of America at the moment. A court case concerning religious freedom has actually gone the way of conscientious Christians over against militant homosexual activists. While this ruling has not resolved

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On the Royal Wedding

May 19, 2018

Millions and millions of people have just watched the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, held at Windsor Castle and televised to the watching world. I notice that here in Australia channels 7, 9, ABC and SBS were

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Surrogacy: A Legal and Moral Minefield

May 15, 2018

I have written plenty of articles now on the many problems and risks associated with surrogacy. On a regular basis we hear of new horror stories about the dangers and downsides of the surrogacy business. I have enough material on

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Wisdom, Biblical Truth and Apostasy

May 5, 2018

Although this piece is mainly about a famous Christian theologian, let me begin with a bit of an autobiographical intro. I just read again the request of Solomon when he had established his kingdom and God asked him what he

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