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‘Same-sex Marriage’

July 13, 2017 - 10:52 am in Daily Life, Politics, Uncategorized

Australians are confronted with a relentless push for ‘same-sex marriage’. ARPA[i] is urging its members to email Federal Members of Parliament and Senators. As an example of what to write, it provides the following suggestions: “The Bible defines marriage…

An Overlooked Blessing

May 2, 2017 - 7:46 pm in Politics

Current Western “wisdom” includes the mantra: “Keep religion out of politics”. After all, running a government has nothing to do with religion.…

“North Korea’s Christians Continue to Suffer” by Dr Cornelis Van Dam

August 22, 2015 - 9:38 am in Politics

The suffering North Korean Christians endure defies one’s imagination. We are simply unable to fully comprehend what these believers go through. The…

The push for ‘gay marriage’ and the role of government

August 18, 2015 - 10:03 pm in Daily Life, Politics

‘Gay marriage’ has received prime space in much of Australian secular media lately. That will no doubt please the pro-homosexual lobbyists who reason that the more the media pays attention to this issue, the more the readers will begin to accept homosexuality…

Dutch politics: reducing the confession to gain numbers

According to Nederlands Dagblad (ND) 23-9-2014 there are moves afoot in the ChristianUnion to adopt a new foundation. A discussion paper has been distributed with the aim of replacing the Three Forms of Unity with the Apostles’ Creed. What is the ChristianUnion?…

‘Reformed Politics: An Important Lesson from History’ by H Ballast

September 12, 2013 - 2:41 am in Politics

Politics continues to be an area where, within the Australian Free Reformed Churches, we have difficulty working from the same page. For many years there have been discussions, at times quite intense, about whether this activity should limit itself within…

Mr Rudd’s Bonhoeffer version of Christianity by J Numan

August 25, 2013 - 3:22 pm in Politics

Australia’s present Prime Minister, Mr Kevin Rudd, has stated that he is a Christian. Since many make that claim, yet have widely differing views about what that means for daily life, one is left wondering how Mr Rudd is inclined to apply Scripture to his…