Are concerns about religious freedom just scaremongering? Or in the light of the same-sex marriage vote, should the church be concerned about freedom of religion, conscience and thought in Australia?
Religious freedom – the Ruddock Review is complete and the government policy on this could be released as soon as next week.
We are all aware that schools, universities and politicians in the media are pushing harder to fundamentally change our thinking on gender. But when we as Christians, argue for our beliefs, we face accusations of meanness and cruelty. What does the Bible tell us about this debate?
Why is there an explosion of a number of children struggling with gender identity issues? What is the right approach to compassionately resolve their suffering?
What is heteronormativity? It’s a word that describes a whole set of beliefs we all once took for granted. Now it is being turned on its head.
Why is it that so many ideas that we once took for granted, ideas about what it means to be human, be male and female, be compassionate, are all being challenged?
You may know of the upside down crosses on Hobart’s foreshore through the media reports. MONA is holding its annual winter arts festival, celebrating all things dark including spiritually dark.
What does the current religious freedom debate mean to the education of your kids and for the survival of Christian faith-based schools?
When is the limit on free speech too much?
It’s a question often asked and has been raised again in NSW. A bill has now passed the Upper house which will see Exclusion Zones implemented around abortion clinics in NSW.
Imagine what it would be like if you couldn’t pray. As Christians, prayer is at the very centre of who we are. We are praying people. But yet that’s exactly what happened to Joshua. Joshua is a young Australian, university student who loves Christ and wanted to share that love with his friends and those he came into contact with.
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