God Hates … Westboro Baptist Hate

I would like to do is draw attention to what the Australia Baptist Union has said of Westboro Baptist Church and its pastor Fred Phelps: “Mr. Phelps has a sad history of making bizarre and extreme statements that do not reflect a Christian position. His comments … are biblically and theologically invalid, scandalous, and mostContinue reading “God Hates … Westboro Baptist Hate”

Morling College Church Planting Summit

In commenting on the Anglican Church financial crisis, the issue came up about insitutional support for lay initiatives or lack thereof. The upcoming Church Planting Summit that Morling College has organised for the end of June is a perfect example. When is it held? During work hours! That is just so typical of the institutional church isn’t it?Continue reading “Morling College Church Planting Summit”

Buying Fairtrade

Have you ever considered what it means to consume fairly? Over the last few weeks Pendle Hill Baptist Church has been participating in Baptist World Aid’s 50:50 program, which is aimed at engaging 50,000 Australian households in the blessing of 50,000 poor households. Last Sunday the focus was on the Christian commitment to consuming fairly… …andContinue reading “Buying Fairtrade”