Category Archives: Social Justice

Missional Church

Mike Frost was recently in Texas and preached the following sermon. http://vimeo.com/51452260  In it he tells the story of a pastor he met in the Philippines who works in a ghetto / slum area, and took him for a tour … Continue reading

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Exodus warning… Be careful to do all I tell you.

Most of my readers will know that I tend to emphasise the New Testament over the Old Testament. Having said that, one of my goals this year is to re-read the Bible through in its historical ordering of the books … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King…. around and about.

  In Australia we take a lot for granted within society regarding equality for all and possibly many don’t know much about Dr Martin Luther King. Today he is honoured and remembered throughout America and hence the thrust of this … Continue reading

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Interesting “Islamic terrorist” suicide bombing prevention strategy.

While this newspaper article is dated in 2004 it shows an interesting proposal to stop suicide bombing of buses in Israel. The proposal was to put bags of pig fat on every bus; with the idea that any would be … Continue reading

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Gender equality

It is no secret that in the Western World there is much talk about equality between the sex’s. And indeed we should push for gender equality and accept it. However I am continually shocked that in the newspapers of today … Continue reading

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It’s God’s kingdom….not ours.

I get increasingly frustrated at the level of work and rewards theology that is increasing within the western world. In Australia one such theology is much propagated about how God is blessing our nation because of what the Light Horsemen did in … Continue reading

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