Feature Article – How Free Speech Dies

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER HOW FREE SPEECH DIES HOW FREE SPEECH DIES Kay Hymowitz is a William E. Simon fellow at New York’s Manhattan Institute and the 2017 scholar-in-residence at the Centre for Independent Studies.    Warning to Aussies from a visiting American: pay careful attention to the latest mob action to darken one of…

Feature Article – Muslim Women

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER MUSLIM WOMEN – DEVALUED DIAMONDS MUSLIM WOMEN – DEVALUED DIAMONDS By Dr. Stuart Robinson, award winning and best-selling author. Stuart is a former Senior Pastor of Crossway Baptist Church in Melbourne. He holds board positions on several Christian organisations and is also a Research Fellow of the Melbourne School of Theology.…

Feature Article 18th February 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER WHY OUR NON GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS WORK BETTER WHY OUR NON GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS WORK BETTER Article author Kevin Donnelly is a senior research fellow at the Australian Catholic University and author of The Culture of Freedom.  In 2004, in Why Our Schools are Failing, I argued Australia’s competitive academic curriculum was being…

Feature Article 24th December 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER CHRISTIAN CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS RETURN AS POLITICAL CORRECTNESS CHALLENGED CHRISTIAN CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS RETURN AS POLITICAL CORRECTNESS CHALLENGED Editor’s Note:  For the past few years Christian celebration of Christmas has been under attack, but this year, given the changes that are happening worldwide with the gathering rejection of political correctness and those that…

Feature Article 21st January 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER AUSTRALIA’S CHRISTIAN FOUNDATIONS AND HERITAGE AUSTRALIA’S CHRISTIAN FOUNDATIONS AND HERITAGE Editor’s note:  As we celebrate Australia Day next Thursday, and National Christian Heritage Sunday on 5th February it is good for us to know more of our Christian heritage in this nation. We are indebted to Graham McLennan, Christian Historian and leader…

Feature Article 26th November 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER FEATURE ARTICLE – A PROVOCATIVE WORD FOR AMERICA AND THE NATIONS FEATURE ARTICLE – A PROVOCATIVE WORD FOR AMERICA AND THE NATIONS Editor’s note:  This word has been distributed by the International Prayer Council to whom the writer is known. It is a reminder from someone viewing the world through a non-western…

Feature Article 1st October 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER FEATURE ARTICLE – THE DANTHONIA APOLOGY STORY FEATURE ARTICLE – THE DANTHONIA APOLOGY STORY Editor’s Note:  We know from correspondence received that our readers love “good news” stories, particularly when they are stories of what God is doing in our own nation. We have therefore decided that our  feature article this…

Feature Article 29th October 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER FREE SPEECH CANNOT BE RESTRICTED TO PROGRESSIVE IDEAS FREE SPEECH CANNOT BE RESTRICTED TO PROGRESSIVE IDEAS The older you get, the more you realise life is completely unpredictable. Who could have imagined that in 2016, Australia would be falling out of love with freedom of speech? A profound affection that goes back…

Feature Article 3rd September 2016

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER WESTERN MEDIA SHUTS ITS EYES TO PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS WESTERN MEDIA SHUTS ITS EYES TO PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS There is one minority group that is more persecuted than any other in the world, persecuted more frequently, more widely and with more intensity. There is indeed in one substantial region an explicit…