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Why Radical Agendas are Winning

Jun 2, 2011

It seems that faith and family values are continuously under assault, and those pushing radical social engineering agendas are getting a free ride. They certainly have been quite successful at ramming through their agendas despite an often unwilling public.

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Progressive Christianity

Jan 23, 2011

It took me less than five seconds to decide whether or not to keep a flyer I found in my mailbox. The 12-pager came from a local Uniting Church, and was full of descriptions about activities it was offering. This

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They Seek To Survive While We Indulge

Apr 29, 2010

I get plenty of emails pouring into my inbox every day. They can be sorted into at least three categories: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Two recent emails especially caught my attention because of the glaring contrast they

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How to Kill a Nation (From Within)

Mar 12, 2009

Enough already. Let’s just get it over with and put this nation out of its misery. How much further down the gurgler can it go? Surely it has reached rock bottom by now, and no amount of CPR is going

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Cafeteria Religion

Mar 9, 2009

Mix and match eating arrangements are common – and acceptable – in cafeterias. Grab a tray, pick what you like, and pass over the rest. This is fine for eating out. However it does not work so well with religious

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The Ugly PC Assault on Our Children

Jan 30, 2009

Each day another horror headline. The latest outrage concerns two Scottish grandchildren snatched away from their own grandparents and forcibly given over to two homosexual men instead. Bloody-minded bureaucrats thought homosexuals were better for the kids than their own grandparents,

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Good News for Muslims

Dec 7, 2008

Some Christians think that they can help Muslims by affirming them in their faith, and encouraging them to be good Muslims. That is more or less how Christians in the interfaith movement operate. But there are other Christians who think

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Christmas Becoming an Endangered Species

Dec 15, 2006

Is Christmas on the way out? Well, certainly not the commercialised and consumeristic version. That is alive and well. But the real Christmas may well be under threat, and headed for oblivion, at least in the public square. We are

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Christian Persecution

Aug 30, 1998

Jesus told the early disciples that following him would not always be easy: “You will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me.” (Matt. 24:9) Indeed, Jesus

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