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I Wish We’d All Been Ready

Jul 14, 2016 No Comments

Harold Camping (pictured) first predicted the world would end October 21, 2011. That was not his first forecast. In 1992 he published a book called 1994 and in it declared Christ would return mid-September, that same year. “I’m like the boy who cried wolf again and again,” he said in an interview with the San […]

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The Whole World in His Hands

Jul 09, 2016 No Comments

I am a Christian. I remember singing songs like “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” and teaching children to sing, “My God is so great, so strong and so mighty, there’s nothing my God cannot do.” I get that, but I also know not to cross a railway track when the train is […]

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Tattoos! Think Before You Ink

Jul 04, 2016 No Comments

What do David Beckham, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp have in common? Tattoos! (At the last count David Beckham has 34!) Megan Fox, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson and Drew Barrymore are also in the tattoo team. “So why do ‘normal’ people get tattoos?” the BBC asked. “Would-be prime ministers’ wives have them. Lawyers have […]

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Lessons of a Broken Heart.

Jul 03, 2016 No Comments

“It’s odd, isn’t it? People die every day and the world goes on like nothing happened. But when it’s a person you love, you think every one should stop and take notice. That they ought to cry and light candles and tell you that you’re not alone.” (Kristina McMorris, Letters from Home) Thirteen year old […]

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AI, The Rise of Machines!

Jun 29, 2016 No Comments

Stephen Hawking has warned Artificial Intelligence (AI) ‘could spell the end of the human race.’ Microsoft genius Bill Gates (pictured) said he could not understand why people are not concerned about AI. American Nobel Prize laureate Herbert Simon said: “It is not my aim to surprise or shock you—but the simplest way I can summarize […]

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Eddie McGuire, Living in a Gold Fish Bowl

Jun 24, 2016 No Comments

Recently during an ABC interview Australian of the Year and former Army chief David Morrison suggested Australians should stop using the word ‘guys’ in the workplace. He was concerned ‘guys’ was not inclusive of women. “Exclusive language, gender-based language or inappropriate language, has as much a deleterious or disadvantaged effect as something where you’re saying something […]

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A Flood of Refugees, The Mind of Christ.

Jun 24, 2016 No Comments

The German publication Der Spiegel runs regular stories describing the escalating refugee crisis in what they call Fortress Europe. In a recent report they said, “Desperate scenes played out here, reminiscent of those witnessed in Hungary back in September.” They described, a group of young men who used a steal beam as a battering ram. […]

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Queen Elizabeth, Our Servant Queen

Jun 18, 2016 No Comments

The former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey (1991-2002) was a strong advocate for Queen Elizabeth II. “Her faith, strong on conviction, but also generous and hospitable, is an example to us all in a time of radicalism and extremism. She reflects the best and most noble values of what it is to be British,” he […]

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Sticks and Stones

Feb 09, 2013 1 Comment

Sticks and Stones Ron Ross (9th Feb, 2013) “Names will never hurt me,” that’s what the young man said. But I could see the tear in his eyes, and the toss of his weary head. You’ve seen this sad wounded sparrow, the one who kicks little stones. His hands are stuck in his pockets, and […]

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Egyptian official calls Shoah an American invention

Jan 30, 2013 No Comments

30 January 2013 (For more like this visit worldjewishcongress.org) Fathi Shihab-Eddim, a senior figure in Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s circle, has called the Holocaust a hoax invented by US intelligence operatives, according to a ‘Fox News’ report. Shihab-Eddim reportedly claimed that instead of being murdered the six million Jews had simply been moved to America. […]

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