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Noah, the Flood and Same sex Marriage

Noah, the Big Flood and Same-Sex Marriage A quick reading of the Biblical story of Noah’s Flood might suggest that the only possible relevance of this story to the contemporary debate about same-sex marriage is that God sent this cataclysmic … Continue reading

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Sydney Anglicanism: church or cult?

Sydney Anglicanism: church or cult? Keith Mascord’s Open Letter to the Standing Committee of the Anglican Church, Diocese of Sydney November 29 2006: Dr Keith Mascord published an open letter to the Standing Committee of the Anglican Church, Diocese of … Continue reading

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Why ‘My Marriage Made Me Do It’ is always a Cop-out

Infidelity: Why “My Marriage Made Me Do It” is always a Cop-out by Dr. Robert Huizengap (author of ‘Break Free from the Affair‘) Ask someone why they had, or are having an affair and you may hear something like this: “I … Continue reading

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Burn the Witch!

“Burn the Witch! Burn the Witch!” These words have come to mind lately, as I’ve watched a number of Pakistani friends of mine get deported, for reasons nobody is quite clear about. It might not be immediately obvious to everyone … Continue reading

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David & Bathsheeba – a Sermon on 2 Samuel 11

“You can get a large audience together for a strip-tease act-that is, to watch a girl undress on the stage. Now suppose you came to a country where you could fill a theatre by simply bringing a covered plate on … Continue reading

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Meet a Priest with a Punch – The Courier June 14th, 1994

by Brian Morgan What has fists of steel, a kick like a mule, the head of a fox and a heart of gold? Answer — Fighting Father Dave, the black belt who is throwing down the gauntlet to the “problem … Continue reading

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Fighting Father Battles for Youth – Inner City News January 26th, 2004

Reverend David Smith has used the boxing ring as a way of reaching some of the Inner City’s most troubled youth but it is his hard—hitting approach to religion that has landed him in strife with the Anglican Church. The … Continue reading

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Let’s All Go Forward – The Torch December 21st, 2005

WE’RE all Australian – regardless of one another’s religious differences. That was one message from a group of local youths who gathered at Canterbury on Friday to discuss racism issues. Hosted by Canterbury Hurktone Park RSL, the discussion group was … Continue reading

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John the Baptist meets Eminem (Mark 1:1-8)

This is the beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See! I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way. He is a voice … Continue reading

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