14 Apr 2015
5

Christianity and Politics Don’t Mix!

In the last few months I’ve had a lot of fellow believers come to me and say that Christianity and politics don’t mix, our only truly Christian focus should be evangelism. This view, or some variant on it, seems to be held by many Christian politicians as well. In a recent discussion with a member of government, he shared that he was shocked with how his party was treating asylum seekers, as well as how they were slashing aid to the world’s poorest people. When he asked the leaders of his party how they reconciled their faith to these policies, their response was, ‘you don’t bring your faith into politics’

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5 Apr 2015
4

Transformation – The Message from the Cross and hope for the poor

Easter is a time of reflection and celebration:  When Jesus died on the cross and then resurrected, He was transformed, and so was the world. 

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2 Apr 2015
5

From A Mum to the major supermarket chains

From a Mum to the major supermarket chains... and maybe your Easter egg producers too!

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16 Dec 2014
14

Australian Aid cut makes us one of the Least Generous Nations in the World

Yesterday was a tough day for Australia. The morning started with news of the siege unfolding in Sydney which resulted in the tragic deaths of three people. From today Sydney will be a changed city and Australia a changed nation. I and many others will be holding the victims, their families, the Muslim community and our whole nation in our prayers.  Sadly, there was another piece of terrible news that was squeezed from the headlines by unfolding events. The Government, as part of its midyear economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO), announced the biggest cut to Australian aid in the programs history, making us one of the least generous aid giving nations in the world!

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16 Dec 2014
6

A day to be fearful?

I cannot even begin to understand what people in the Lindt café in Martin Place went through yesterday. From the time the gunman walked in, shouting at people to stand against the window to act as his human shield, right up to the early hours of this morning, when police ended the siege and lives were tragically lost.

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