ACL 11th April 2017

We have to be allowed to discuss this without fear No Images? Click here Palm Sunday and why all religions are not the same The slaughter of dozens of Christians attending Palm Sunday services in Egypt is shocking. News pictures of splintered pews and blood soaked carpet are so out of place with our conception of church as a sanctuary…

ACL 4th April 2017

It’s been a great start to 2017, but there’s more to do No Images? Click here Reflections on a good first quarter It’s hard to believe it is April already. At the end of each quarter, I like to reflect on what God has done. Three months down in 2017 and we are in a good…

ACL 28th March 2017

The message from activists is clear: if you don’t support the campaign to change the Marriage Act then you have no place in Australian society. No Images? Click here Australians are beginning to see that freedom is under fire The headline of today’s The Australian says everything you need to know about what life under same-sex marriage would…

ACL 7th March 2017

What marches under the rainbow flag might surprise you No Images? Click here Why some political causes are more equal than others On Saturday I got up at 4am and drove five hours to Finley in the New South Wales Riverina. Finley is a long way from the rainbow flags of inner city Sydney and Canberra where I had…

ACL 14th March 2017

Neutrality in the marriage debate is not enough, as the Bible Society found out… No Images? Click here Storm in a beer cup: intolerance revealed as Bible Society tries to “keep it light” The Bible Society’s “keeping it light” video didn’t even offer an opinion on whether or not marriage should be redefined in law. It featured…

ACL 21st March 2017

This is not a time to be missing in action No Images? Click here Preserving marriage is the great task of our generation “Christians under attack”. That was the headline on the front page of today’s The Australian newspaper. I don’t want to sound alarmist but we have to ask what is going on in our nation. After…

ACL 24th January 2017

The inauguration of a new President No Images? Click here I was there when Donald Trump became US president Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America, last Saturday at 4AM AEDT. The controversial and colourful businessman turned politician was sworn in at the Washington D.C. Capitol building. He made his oath…

ACL 31st January 2017

This week senators saw the reasonable arguments behind defending religious freedoms in Australia. No Images? Click here Senate inquiry hears about freedom losses under same-sex marriage law Senate hearings last week shone more light on the legal trouble dissenters of same-sex marriage will find themselves in if the law ever changes. Martyn Iles gave evidence on…

ACL 7th February 2017

Is this what is needed to cause politics to become more responsive No Images? Click here What Bernardi’s Move Means For Australian Politics Cory Bernardi’s exit from the Turnbull Government today signals greater competition for voters who care about marriage, freedom of speech and the truth about gender. It is regrettable to see further fragmentation of…

ACL 21st February 2017

big win for decency as the Advertising Standards Board rules against Volley’s Ad campaign No Images? Click here How you helped beat a corporate giant that was sexualising our children They gloated about obscene images of people wearing only sand shoes that they marketed to children and adults. They even sent obscene messages via social media…