Infallible Church?

If ever I was confused by the teachings of the Roman Church, it is now.  I certainly do not want to stand in the shoes of an unchurched unbeliever right now, trying to make out what Roman Christianity is teaching. You know the expression “clear as mud.” This is it. Pope Francis delivered a daily…… Continue reading Infallible Church?

Is sex something ugly?

There is no or little of censoring of publications in Australia – so it seems. It idea of freedom of choice for every consumer is the principle which rules what we choose to see. The Government(s) have however thought it good to help the public to make their choices.  The Classification Board serves the public,…… Continue reading Is sex something ugly?

Definition of Family now a Political Issue

We thank God regularly for the privilege of freedom of religion in our country – which seems to be the case in most western democracies. What we however need to have an open eye for is that matters of faith, and therefore traditionally seen as matters of the Church, are taken from the domain of…… Continue reading Definition of Family now a Political Issue

The theology of Christians and Atheists

Christians believe in God who created everything out of nothing – ex nihilo. Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name, by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power not one is missing. (Isaiah…… Continue reading The theology of Christians and Atheists

Why Men Have Stopped Singing in Church

Article by David Murrow.  Original found here Years ago, worship leaders used to prepare their flocks when introducing a new song. “We’re going to do a new song for you now. We’ll go through it twice, and then we invite you to join in.” That kind of coaching is rare today. Songs get switched out…… Continue reading Why Men Have Stopped Singing in Church

Australian Relationship with China

Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, and her entourage just returned from China after Australia assured a special deal with China. One commentator says he has “never seen the relationship between Australia and China as positive as it is today.” (Read) The Australian newspaper points out that “the trading relationship has been bolstered by a currency…… Continue reading Australian Relationship with China

The prostitute mother and father

There are millions of children growing up without knowing who their fathers are.  Hundreds of thousands would not know that they might have siblings. They were born because their mothers took money to have them. They took money from tax payers, dished out by the government, to pay thousands of dollars for every baby born…… Continue reading The prostitute mother and father

It takes courage!

That’s what I felt like as Patrol Padre with the Good News before a visit to unknown people on remote farms of the outback. They were most of the times friendly and hospitable, but the evil one always makes you remember the unpleasant times.

John Piper – Chief of Sinners: 1 Timothy 1:16 and Galatians 1:15

I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life. . . . He set me apart before I was born, and called me by his grace. You were aflame, a Pharisee.…… Continue reading John Piper – Chief of Sinners: 1 Timothy 1:16 and Galatians 1:15