An interesting article appeared in the SMH today describing how the young woman who played the role of Mary on Catholic World Youth Day has joined Hillsong Church. Things I found notable were the appeal of Hillsong to her, and the acceptance of her change by members of the Catholic faith, who despite her leaving, … More Catholic Coup for Hillsong
Scott McKnight, in his article in Christianity Today, Five Streams of the Emerging Church, examines some of the ideology of the movement. According to Knight, critics analyse, perhaps harshly, the Emerging Church thus: It is said that emerging Christians confess their faith like mainliners—meaning they say things publicly they don’t really believe. They drink like Southern … More Coming Out – an analysis of the Emerging Church
More from the Mail while we’re on the subject of the Bible, this time the encouraging opinion of the British Poet Laureate, who would like to see the Bible read in schools for its great literary and historical content. The Mail reports: Children are being robbed of their heritage because schools are failing to cover … More Poet Laureate pushes for Bible Study in schools
British Libraries have been told to put Bibles on the top shelf to prevent upsetting Muslims. I mean we don’t want to cause offence to anyone do we? The Daily Mail reports: Librarians are being told to move the Bible to the top shelf to avoid giving offence to followers of Islam. Muslims have complained … More Top Shelf Political Correctness
It’s all quiet down at Senator Grassley’s place, maybe because the election fever in the US has subsided for a couple of years, and he’s back on the road, touring his Iowa constituency. Interestingly there hasn’t been much to report recently about the six ministries Grassley asked to provide details of accounts, including those which … More Senator Grassley a tither
Is this the cue for the Last Post to be played on a morbid trumpet? It seems I’ve outlived my welcome here at Signposts02, according to some commenters on groupsects. Greg the Explorer, who is a sporadic commenter here, made the observation: ‘Isee also that Signposts 2 is not happy with this group of Danny … More Crossroads for FaceLift at Signposts02?
A fascinating documentary on the ABC’s Compass last night showed how enthralled Aussies were when Billy Graham first came here in the late 50’s. Massive crowds gathered during 15 weeks of meetings, which were covered by all media outlets, radio being beamed live to many churches and meeting halls across the country. Thousands gave their … More Billy Graham’s Aussie revival
“I saw a man firing randomly with a weapon at people on the streets and many were falling dead. I was very disturbed and was crying. Then the scene changed and I saw fire everywhere with flames burning very high and uncontrollably. With this I awoke from my dream with the interpretation as the following … More Nalliah prophecy claims fall short!
Whatever you may think or say about Danny Nalliah, he is a Christian and a brother, so whilst people can and perhaps should condemn his declaration of God’s judgement being poured out on Victoria, wishing death or injury to his person is both unnecessary and unchristian. In a post which criticises Nalliah, groupsects has permitted, … More Groupsects’ Nalliah abuse unnecessary
A sharp rebuke from Mark Connor , who is not Danny Nalliah’s Pastor, but is a Senior Pastor in Victoria, highly respected by Pentecostals and evangelicals, brings into perspective the latest ‘prophecy’ from Danny, who publicly stated the Victorian fires were judgement from God for new abortion laws. Connor writes: Have you noticed that any … More Danny Nalliah rebuked by Senior Pastor