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The Spirituality of Gardening

Thursday, 17 March 2022
 | Christine Aroney-Sine

Jesus’ parables come alive in the garden. I often tell people that I read about the life, death and resurrection of Christ in the Bible, but in the garden I experience it.

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Religious Liberty Legislation and the Problem of Moral and Theological Poverty

Friday, 11 March 2022
 | Paul Tyson

The existing system of sexual discrimination legislation with religious exemptions is sufficient. Any attempt to fix a broken but quite functional system is a disaster for people of sincere traditional faith.

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Maybe Australian Evangelicals Need to Borrow Lent

Tuesday, 1 March 2022
 | Megan Powell du Toit

As Evangelicals we come to Lent with fresh eyes. And as Australians we enter Lent in Autumn rather than Spring. So what does Lent look like for Australian Evangelicals?

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Principles and Principals: Thoughts on a Cruel Week for a Christian School

Friday, 11 February 2022
 | Dan Anderson

The controversy around Citipointe Christian College highlighted a moral tragedy facing a growing number of Christian organisations. In seeking to preserve the mission of the school, something else good was lost. But whatever position we take, we need to hold it with tears.

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The Gospel, Religious Freedom and Human Rights

Friday, 11 February 2022
 | Jon Eastgate

On the issue of religious freedom and the rights of LGBTIQA+ people, Christians have been trapped in a zero-sum game that is neither good human rights practice nor informed by a gospel ethic. There is a much better way.

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An Australian Faith Journey

Friday, 4 February 2022
 | Elizabeth Grace

How good are we as a nation - and as a church - in welcoming the stranger? The best way to find out is to ask a new migrant, refugee or asylum seeker about their daily life in their new homeland.

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Refugee advocates react to Djokovic media circus

Friday, 14 January 2022
 | Chris Shearer

The government’s sensational attempts to cancel Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic’s visa this week drew the media’s attention, if only fleetingly, to a group of men whose circumstances contrasted with the world number one’s.

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A Choice of One Option (and Two Australias): On De Facto Compulsory Vaccinations

Wednesday, 12 January 2022
 | Paul Tyson

If there is no real choice open to people about whether or not they get vaccinated, then we have de facto compulsory vaccination. And, in our supposedly classless society, overnight we have created 'two Australias'.

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How to persuade the vaccine hesitant among us

Tuesday, 11 January 2022
 | Denise Cooper-Clarke

It will take more than just the facts to persuade our vaccine hesitant family and friends to book their jab. Trust is also vital. And if in doubt, genuinely listening to their fears will always go a long way.

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A New Inquisition?

Thursday, 9 December 2021
 | Yarkov Halik

Should we expect moral perfection from our sportspeople? The case of Aussie cricket captain Tim Paine points to the disturbing blurring of the private and public domains.

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