While it is all very good to describe the bible as a great book of literature, if somewhat opaque in various places, this is not the view of the Church.
The rare Cassandras of the world can see exactly what is going to happen, but their curse is that most of the time no one listens to them.
But there's a paradox here. Have you thought how strange it is that Easter eggs are identified with one of the most horrific ways of killing a person?
'Just as it would be wrong to tell the Mardi Gras not to be gay, or to tell an ethnic body not to be ethnic, religious organisations must be allowed to remain religious in their guiding principles and practices.'
Last week I heard someone say, 'how he died'. I looked up, the words touched me deeply. They didn't pierce me like an arrow, it felt more like a splat on my shirt.
Humanity has more knowledge than ever before, but all that knowledge has not made us wise. We all need meaning and purpose in our lives.
While political correctness still hangs around and in some cases is understandable, we are faced with a new crisis in what John McWhorter, calls 'Woke Racism'.
It may sound peculiar, but a reminder of death may be the best way to make people cherish life.
I was shocked to read our Prime Minister's reported view that he does not support the Citipointe Christian College's promotion of the ethics of biblical Christianity.
In 2018 Scott Morrison promised a religious discrimination act to protect Australians’ religious freedoms, an issue which was taken to the 2019 federal election in May.
The effort to make a connection between the present and the past may be well intended but is in fact impossible.
The arguments around VAD are like those around abortion. Both end a life, and both are justified by the assertion of human rights.