Emissions: An honest result needed

In a matter of a few months, the world has changed.  In some respects, it’s become a dangerous place.  Our enemy does not go about with visible weapons.  Its attack is by stealth. The next person who coughs the air I breathe, or who touches a surface I might touch might be my worst enemy.  … Continue reading Emissions: An honest result needed

Domestic Violence

A Statement by the Presbyterian Church of Queensland Report of the Ad hoc Committee approved by the 2016 Assembly  The 2015 Presbyterian Church of Queensland Assembly created this ad hoc committee to create a Domestic Violence Policy for the Presbyterian Church of Queensland. At the time, there was a public conversation about Domestic Violence, or … Continue reading Domestic Violence

Theosis versus Sanctification

Introduction A friend rang me up not so long ago.  He attended a worship service where the minister argued that the church should strive to attain theosis. This concept was new to both of us.  He asked me to not indulge in too deep and elaborated theological discussion.  He just wanted to know what theosis … Continue reading Theosis versus Sanctification

A letter out of Africa to POTUS

(POTUS = President Of The United States) "Dear President Obama, I ask you sir, with all due respect to your highly esteemed office, what if our African values and religious beliefs teach us to elevate the highest good of the family above sexual gratification? What if African society has been naturally wired to value the … Continue reading A letter out of Africa to POTUS

God’s effectual call of grace!

I found myself in tears reading this story.  Why? There is hope in the Gospel of Jesus Christ!  The Gospel is life-giving, because it is the Word of God.  It is like a hammer smashing the rock, and the sword that penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, judging the thoughts and attitudes of the … Continue reading God’s effectual call of grace!

No parental consent needed

If your daughter develops a headache at school and went to the head office for a tablet, she might need your consent first for the school staff to give her a paracetamol tablet.  She might be allergic to something and the school does not want to be sued. On the other hand, the school might … Continue reading No parental consent needed

Sensitivity Training

Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco is going to Disney World, but San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Culliver is heading to reeducation camp. Culliver last week said he wouldn’t want to have any gay teammates. Then came what today is the inevitable: Public apology, sit-down with journalists, and volunteering to work at a pro-homosexuality charity—in this … Continue reading Sensitivity Training

Eugenics: prenatal tests for “unwanted people”

A new controversial prenatal blood test for Down syndrome, developed by biotech company LifeCodexx, launched this month in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein. It seems that we are in for another life protection scandal in Europe, and possibly for the return of mainstream eugenics to German-speaking Europe. This is the finding of Human Life International … Continue reading Eugenics: prenatal tests for “unwanted people”

Questions for Our Pro-Abortion Friends, Church Leaders, and Politicians

What shall we call the unborn in the womb? If the entity is a living thing, is it not a life? If your person began as a single cell, how can that fertilized egg be something other than a human being? Isn't it more accurate to say you were an embryo than that you simply … Continue reading Questions for Our Pro-Abortion Friends, Church Leaders, and Politicians