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Is Marriage a Gospel Issue?

Sep 3, 2017

If you want the short answer: yes it is. But let me tease this out a bit more. In the current debates about homosexual marriage, I have heard far too many progressive Christians try to tell me that marriage is

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Rainbow Repression: A Tale of Two Ads

Sep 2, 2017

I have said it repeatedly, but since it does not seem to be sinking in, I will keep saying it. If the bullying, intimidation, repression and assaults on traditional families and religious freedom are this bad now, just imagine how

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Three Brave Mothers Against the World

Sep 1, 2017

Courage can be contagious. When a few brave individuals take a principled stance for what is right and what is true and what is important, it can greatly help embolden others who may have preferred to sit on the fence

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The Nashville Statement

Aug 30, 2017

Every so often a short, succinct and vigorously reasonable and readable public statement is needed to deal with some of the vital issues of the day. There have been a number of these of late. Here in Australia some of

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Yes Marriage Really Is About Children

Aug 25, 2017

George Orwell once said: “We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” There are plenty of such truths that have long been buried under ideologies, political correctness,

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Homosexuals Against Homosexual Marriage

Aug 23, 2017

Yesterday I penned a piece quoting from a number of Australian homosexuals who have voiced their opposition to homosexual marriage. Why write such an article? It is pretty obvious: this is the sort of information the mainstream media and the

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The Sin of Sodom

Aug 16, 2017

Today there is a determined effort being made by some renegades and activists in the church to completely undermine and twist the scriptural position on homosexuality. A number of theological revisionists have appeared over the past half century arguing for

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Say No To a Counsel of Despair

Aug 15, 2017

The Christian is both an optimist and a realist. We are optimistic because of God. God is greater than all our problems, all our calamities, all our trials, and all our opposition. With God we can overcome, we can have

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