So when will Josh do a ‘Come Heckle Mo’ Show?

Adelaide Fringe Festival organisers say they will not cancel a Melbourne comedian’s show that has come under fire as being anti-Christian. The ABC reports… Josh Ladgrove’s one-man show, Come Heckle Christ, will feature at the festival later this month despite more than a dozen official complaints. The show begins with Ladgrove, who has long hair … More So when will Josh do a ‘Come Heckle Mo’ Show?

How Christian Missions influenced democracy…

Via Q, an article from Christianity Today which demonstrates the link between the work of Christian missionaries and modern democracy. The Surprising Discovery About Those Colonialist, Proselytizing Missionaries They didn’t set out to change history. But one modern scholar’s research shows they did just that. Andrea Palpant Dilley For many of our contemporaries, no one … More How Christian Missions influenced democracy…

The Greens don’t have a prayer…

From a wise Editorial in the Australian… NO book has had a greater impact on Western civilisation than the Bible. Believers or not, few would disagree. The Bible has shaped our language, art and institutions. Its Christian teachings have informed our development from exploration to enlightenment, through customs to laws, forging countries and cultures. So … More The Greens don’t have a prayer…

PC UK fines parents for taking children on holiday…

Be warned, Australia, the future of a Politically Correct overbearing nation looks something like this… From the BBC: Stewart and Natasha Sutherland fined for term-time holiday A couple who took their children on a week-long holiday during school term time have been ordered by magistrates to pay £1,000 in costs and fines. Stewart and Natasha … More PC UK fines parents for taking children on holiday…

Christians under threat…

From an article in the Australian… RESEARCH showing Christianity is now the most widely persecuted religious group in the world should be an urgent wake-up call to all who value the principles of religious freedom and tolerance enshrined in the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted 65 years ago this month. Indeed, Christianity could, … More Christians under threat…

Descent of Christ…

Bones has requested we add this piece on the descent of Christ. Bishop Hilarion Alfeyev: Christ the Conqueror of Hell The Descent of Christ into Hades in Eastern and Western Theological Traditions A lecture delivered at St Mary’s Cathedral, Minneapolis, USA, on 5 November 2002 The Byzantine and old Russian icons of the Resurrection of … More Descent of Christ…