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More Reflections on the Marriage Vote

Nov 17, 2017

The homosexual marriage vote in Australia was only announced a few days ago, but we already see where all this is taking us. Let me offer here a number of random, but loosely related, observations and assessments, including many that

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Marriage Vote: ‘Yes’ Wins

Nov 15, 2017

After a long, protracted and often bitter few months of debate, electioneering and controversy, the vote is finally now in: the “Yes” vote has won. The results have just been released, and the percentages are these; 62% yes and 38%

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More Bible-Denying Church Leaders

Nov 8, 2017

A Christian pastor has recently said this: ‘how urgent is our need to say sorry, and to embark on what will be a long and painful process of reconciliation. To that end, all Christians are invited to add their names

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Activists Silencing the Masses

Nov 2, 2017

One of the clearest lessons to be derived from the current Australian homosexual marriage debate and vote is just how the other side operates. The whole nation can now see for themselves that the side that screams the most about

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Marriage and History

Oct 7, 2017

The current marriage wars are so very odd for so many reasons. Until just recently the ideological left was vigorously insisting that marriage is just a piece of paper; that marriage is an oppressive and outdated institution; and that marriage

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Love-Smove, and Other Nonsense

Sep 27, 2017

So who is not in favour of love? Such a pleasant word. And what about equality? That is another beautiful term. But of course for language to be of any use, words must have precise and well-agreed upon definitions. Otherwise

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Massacring Scripture for Fake Marriage

Sep 25, 2017

There are a few things in life that seem to be never-ending. Taxes would be one, but another one is the ability of clueless wonders or deceptive dupes to totally mangle, twist and distort the Word of God to promote

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The Christian Obligation to Speak Truth

Sep 23, 2017

There are certain basics and non-negotiables in the Christian job description. One is to be salt and light as Jesus clearly stated in Matthew 5:13-16. This is not some optional extra, but an essential component of the role of the

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It’s Time to Call Their Bluff

Sep 21, 2017

Here is a basic truth you can count on: in the culture wars, the other side will constantly throw at you all sorts of wild accusations, fake news, and reckless charges. Very little of it has any substance or credibility.

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No, There is No Discrimination

Sep 18, 2017

A common claim made by the pro-homosexual marriage camp is that we need to change the law on marriage because they are being discriminated against in so many areas. They claim their rights are being violated every single day, and

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Churches Will Be Trashed When Marriage is Trashed

Sep 15, 2017

Reality always triumphs over ideology. When homosexual marriage proponents try to tell you that churches, faith-based institutions, and religious individuals of all stripes will not be impacted by the redefinition of marriage, they are telling you porkies – and they

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If Things Are This Bad Now…

Sep 11, 2017

If all the ‘love, tolerance, diversity and acceptance’ of the pro-homosexual marriage camp is this bad now, just imagine how much worse things will get if and when it is legalised. Daily we find horror stories of really ugly and

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