Part 3 of 3 It’s still a fortnight until Australia votes, but the topic is already hot and has been for weeks. Who said Australians don’t care about politics? Both sides have offered compelling arguments. In a recent blog, I tried to navigate these and champion a response that looks like Jesus, where principles are… Read More We’re Not Debating Same-Sex Marriage—We Just Think We Are
Part 2 of 3 Over the next two months, Australians will be asked by postal vote whether they believe federal law should be changed so that same-sex couples can marry. Like most Australians, I’m concerned that any public debate around this issue is conducted with respect, given that this isn’t merely an “issue”. We’re discussing… Read More The Compelling Case For and Against Same-Sex Marriage
Part 1 of 3 Last night on a mild winter’s evening in Adelaide, hundreds of people packed an auditorium, spilling into foyers and corridors in what became a standing-room only event. During a week of wall-to-wall media focus on same-sex marriage, it was by happy coincidence that a UK pastor had come to our city… Read More Same-Sex Marriage Might Set the Church Straight
Part 1: The Problem With Prophecy She couldn’t flee that prayer meeting soon enough. But little more than ten steps out of the room and she collapsed to the ground like one wounded in battle. A group of us gathered to see what happened. Immediately she awoke. Her and I locked gaze, but those dark,… Read More Is God Still Speaking?