Desmond Tutu was a unique person. He assuredly played a vital role in the dismantling of the system of apartheid in South Africa. He came to prominence in the years I trained for ministry at the University of Pretoria. His biographical details are now all over the web for all to read; I will not…… Continue reading A moral compass?
Introduction The late 50’s and early 60’s took the world by surprise. The momentous moral shift we experience now started to trickle when movie and music stars openly divorced and remarried, making long-term marriage look odd. The Pill arrived as a method for family planning, but soon introduced the Free Love era of the mid…… Continue reading the Christ and his Church-Bride
Series: Better things are coming Scripture Readings Exodus 19:1-9 1Peter 2:11-12 Summary of the series so far: Christians are people who once were lost, but: who received a new life from God by grace who come to Christ and honour Him who obey the Gospel who all have a part in priest-like service to God…… Continue reading Holy Aliens (2)
Death, the wage of Sin Scripture Readings Romans 6:15-23 Genesis 3:1-19 Introduction Dear brothers and sister in the Lord, I bought snow peas this week. I tried to grow it myself. What is easier to push a few snow pea seeds into the ground, water it, and wait for it to come up, push out…… Continue reading Life, Death, Heaven, Hell (2)
Glorifying our Father through good deeds Scripture Readings Psalm 24:1-10 Matthew 5:1-18 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This is the last sermon in our series about Good Works. In this series we heard the Word of God telling us that one can be lost in spite of being good. The…… Continue reading Doing Good (8)
Three women physicians, Donna Harrison, Mary Davenport and Martha Shuping, were invited months ago to give lectures on complications of abortion for the MWIA, the Medical Women’s International Association. Donna Harrison’s presentation demonstrated that nations with laws protective of mothers and unborn babies have excellent maternal mortality statistics. Mary Davenport had a talk about abortion…… Continue reading Researchers not allowed to talk about the negative effects of abortion
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