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Church Plants: Rehab For Worn Out Christians

The primary role for a church plant in Australia, indeed around the West, is Christian rehab. I know, I know.  It doesn’t look as sexy as saying we’re going to plant a church to “evangelise this neighbourhood/suburb/city/nation”, but my experience shows me that rehabilitation is the primary result of church planting, not evangelisation. This is not to […]

Do We Really Want Our Christian Prime Minister Making Christian Decisions?

So now that Scott Morrison is safely ensconced in The Lodge, Christians on Facebook and Twitter are calling for  our new Pentecostal Prime Minister to act Christianly, especially in the public square in regards to asylum seekers. But is that what they really want him to do? To act as a Christian Prime Minister? I suspect […]

Leave the Politicians To Their Empire of Dirt: At Least Just For Today

Not everything is political, despite the insistence of people who feel that the personal is always political.  There’s the philosophical domain, the theological domain, the psychological domain.  Those should be kept the hell separate from politics. Timely words on Jordan Peterson’s podcast today, especially here in the Amusement Arcade of Australia. The manic off-key organ […]

So Trinity Western University Blinked After All

Well that didn’t take long. Not long at all. In fact it took a depressingly short period of time.  Blink and you’d miss it. Trinity Western University blinked after all. Faced with the dilemma of its law students no longer being recognised as accredited by their professional organisations, Trinity Western University, Canada’s largest private-funded Christian […]