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Faith Triumphs

Jul 25, 2016 No Comments

Believers were first called Christians in Antioch, Turkey (Acts Chapter 11, verse 26). It was the appropriate place. Antioch was the homebase for missionary journeys by Paul. Theologians believe Antioch was where the Gospel of Matthew was written. It was home for the martyred Bishop Ignatius, the eloquent preacher John Chrysostom and among the teachers […]

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Cop Killers: Power of the Tongue

Jul 20, 2016 No Comments

Years ago I interviewed a young man who faced a murder charge. “I don’t know what the fuss is about, I only killed a wog,” he told me. (‘Wog’ was a derogatory term used to describe a foreigner). A day later I interviewed his father. “I don’t know what the fuss is about he only killed […]

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Confronting with Love

Jul 19, 2016 No Comments

God is love. We have heard it, said it, read it, sang it over and over, a thousand times but what does it mean? It’s easy to say whether we love coffee, or Vegemite, football or the beach. Churches, indeed Christians like you and me, are struggling to let ‘our little light shine.’ We manage […]

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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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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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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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Bolton: Israeli PM Not Getting Cup of Coffee at White House

Feb 24, 2012 No Comments

by Rachel Hirshfeld – Former United States ambassador to the U.N., John Bolton (pictured) appeared on Fox News on Thursday, explaining why he believes that the upcoming meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Barack Obama is going to be a “very unpleasant” one. He said it is “no accident” that […]

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Woman Murdered Because She was ‘Too Australian!’

Apr 11, 2010 No Comments

A Melbourne man strangled his wife to death with her own veil. He believed he was entitled to dominate her because they were Moslems. Marzieh Rahimi was brutally killed because she was becoming ‘too Australian’. The couple were married 14 years and had five children aged 14 to 2 years. Azizi was sentenced to 22 […]

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