Former deputy Prime Minister John Anderson provides some sage and timely advice on what is at stake when we redefine marriage in this interview on ABC TV earlier this week with Chris Uhlmann.
The marriage plebiscite is a referendum on freedom of speech and “safe schools” according to the Australian Christian Lobby.
The Australian Christian Lobby has thanked the Liberal Party for holding the line on giving the Australian people a voice on marriage at its party room meeting tonight.
The Australian Christian Lobby has rejected so-called religious freedom exemptions unveiled in a same-sex marriage bill by Senator Dean Smith today.
A glance at today’s headlines shows that same-sex marriage is tearing our political class apart.
For an issue that doesn’t even register as a concern with the average punter – it is number 16 on the priority list for the left-leaning GetUp! supporters – it is dominating politics.
It is even threatening Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership.
Christians are under increasing pressure around the world to keep their beliefs to themselves.
On Sunday 16 July, Australian Christian Lobby managing director, Lyle Shelton, appeared on the panel of the Sky News ‘Outsiders’ program with Ross Cameron and Rowan Dean.
I’m sure like me, you have noticed the pressure that is coming upon us as Christians to withdraw from the public discourse.
Iconic debates like those on marriage, human rights for the unborn and euthanasia are hostile places for Christians to tread – just ask your ACL Team members who are fighting these issues on a daily basis on your behalf.
There’s a growing realisation that our civilisation is declining and that the marginalisation of Christianity and the undermining of family are key reasons.
I am not a pessimist – it is recoverable if we pray and act. But we have to be realistic in the mean-time.
The Australian Christian Lobby has expressed disappointment that Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon wants to take away an important part of Australia’s cultural heritage by seeking the removal of the Lord’s Prayer from Federal Parliament.
The consequences of redefining marriage continue coming to light with news that a United Kingdom Jewish school faces forced closure for not teaching LGBT issues.
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