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Review: Thinking Through Creation by Chris Watkin image
Review: Thinking Through Creation by Chris Watkin

Thinking Through Creation: Genesis 1 and 2 as Tools of Cultural Critique by Christopher Watkin I had heard of Christopher Watkin, professor of French though at Monash University, a few times through friends who work for AFES at Monash and those who go to his church. But it was only when

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The Slippery Slope Was A Precipice After All

https://stephenmcalpine.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/silver2bchair2b52b001.jpg?w=640 For all the talk of slippery slope arguments, when it came to it the same sex marriage decision in Australia was not a slippery slope.  It was a precipice after all. And in such times we need precipitous thinkers. 

Is it Really the Christian Way?  Yes, Actually, it is. image
Is it Really the Christian Way?  Yes, Actually, it is.

Is it really the Christian way? That’s the question asked, no doubt, honestly and with great depth of meaning by a young gay relief teacher, Craig Campbell on the ABC last night. Mr Campbell is no longer on the relief list of a Perth faith based school after he

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Amazon Joy Versus Advent Joy

Will your joy this Christmas be Amazon Joy or Advent Joy? Amazon opened in Australia today (finally!), so let me explain the difference between the two.  Amazon Joy is joy from the world, while Advent Joy is joy to the world. Amazon Joy assumes that the world is a closed

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Joy To the World, Milo Has Come

Joy to the world Milo has come Let Perth receive her queen Let every heart prepare him room And social media sing And social media sing And…. Ok we get it.  Milo Yiannopoulos – the enfant terrible of conservative politics, the scourge of the Left and all things politically correct, has

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A Good Time Not To be Saudi Arabia

There are times it’s good not to be Saudi Arabia, right? I mean there are lots of times it’s good not to be Saudi Arabia, especially all of the time if you’re a woman, a Christian, or gay. And right now is a good time too.  A

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While You Were Sleeping

While you were sleeping or watching Netflix last night, the Australian Government sold religious freedoms in this country down the river. But don’t worry, it didn’t cost much, because this Turnbull Government comes cheap. After all of the promises made that nothing would be changed once gay people

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Bible Verse Of The Year

So it’s that time of year to do favourite lists.  I’ll be rolling a few out in the coming weeks, including books, albums, movies. But first, and most important: Bible Verse Of The Year, or BVOTY for short.  Drum roll please: The Lord kills and brings to life;

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