eLink 23rd June 2016

1. Update on the Church’s response to the potential outworking from the results of the Federal elections.    2. Dedication of new Shellharbour City Baptist Church   3. Anglicare Refugee Training.    4. Careforce Lifekeys Seminar at Shellharbour Community Church (with updated promo)   5. Humour        (Blue highlights are links)     1. The…

ACL 14th June 2016

Like you, our prayers are with the victims of the Orlando shootings No Images? Click here Our prayers are with Orlando by Lyle Shelton Disagreement over public policy does not mean disrespect or hate for the people one disagrees with. Sadly there are some who insist ACL’s vision for public policy is hateful of gay…

Australian News 15th June 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER GREENS UNDER PRESSURE ON REFORMS TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM GENDER CHOICE: ARE YOU MR, MS OR MX QUEENSLAND REJECT ABORTION IN LARGEST QUEENSLAND E-PETITION EVER GREENS UNDER PRESSURE ON REFORMS TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Church leaders have put religious freedom on the agenda, speaking out against a Greens plan to scrap longstanding safeguards…

eLink 17th June 2016

1. Report on seminar headed by our regional bishops and senior clergy on the implications of changing the definition of marriage. 2. Information Night from the Australian Family Association 3. Dedication of new Shellharbour City Baptist Church 4. Careforce Lifekeys Seminar at Shellharbour Community Church. 5. Humour    (Blue highlights are links)   1. Report on the seminar to…

ACL 6th June 2016

Ian, you’re vital in maintaining a strong voice for values! No Images? Click here With the election fast approaching, it’s essential that we’re able to continue the battle to protect our shared values around the marriage debate, the plight of the unborn, and the care of the poor. As an ACL supporter, I know you’re…

ACL 7th June 2016

“Safe Schools” still not safe No Images? Click here “Safe Schools” an election issue by Lyle Shelton As I sit writing today’s blog from a McDonalds in Seven Hills, Sydney, (such is the life of a roving Christian lobbyist) I’m hoping to keep a lower profile this week. Last week’s missive went viral after some…

ACL 31st May 2016

…are doomed to repeat it. No Images? Click here What the dead can teach us about cowardice and weakness by Lyle Shelton This may sound morbid, but I love reading the obituaries in the Economist magazine. By the way, magazine is a misnomer these days as I am usually reading from a backlit piece of…

International News 13th June 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER WEST PAPUA A PRISON AS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS CONTINUE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND SAYS YES TO SAME-SEX MARRIED MINISTERS ROMANIA AIMS TO ENSHRINE NATURAL MARRIAGE IN THEIR CONSTITUTION CHILDREN IN SYRIA RISE UP IN PRAYER GATHERINGS AND PEACE MARCHES WORLD’S FIRST SURVIVING SEPTUPLETS GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL WORLDS LARGEST MUSLIM GROUP ADMITS…

Australian News 8th June 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER THE DILEMMA OF CRITICISING ISLAMIC POLITICS AND RELIGION BAN ON COMMERCIAL SURROGACY CONTINUES HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVIST CLAIMS SAFE SCHOOLS PROGRAM HAS BEEN HIJACKED   THE DILEMMA OF CRITICISING ISLAMIC POLITICS AND RELIGION A recent Q & A Panel consisting of Kate Tempest, Award-winning poet and rapper; Jean-Christophe Rufin, Co-founder, Medecins Sans Frontieres;…