As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Honour God, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday August 27, 2017. The Reading … Continue readingHonour God
To Mr Drum, I am writing to you this evening regarding Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement today that any Asylum Seeker who arrived by boat after mid-2013 would be permanently … Continue readingLetter to Mr Damian Drum, Federal Member for Murray
In last night’s budget, the Government announced a $7 co-payment for GP’s, as well as pathology, and a $5 co-contribution for medicines on the PBS. Now, $7 doesn’t seem like … Continue readingWhy the $7 co-payment is a bad idea
Our God, Our God, we have hit a low point in our nation. In our fear, we have put people in situations where they have faced the very thing they … Continue readingLament for Manus
It’s Cup Day, which means it’s a public holiday here in Victoria. As such, it was a quiet day, with no classes or anything. For us, we took it as … Continue readingCup Day
I’ve been reading Jim Wallis’ book, The Soul of Politics, and I got to one section and it really struck me how much it related to a recent change in tack … Continue readingThe importance of language
Dear Mr Abbott, Firstly, congratulations on being elected our latest national leader. You ran a very professional campaign, and defeated an opposition who was trying hard not to implode, whilst … Continue readingAn open letter to our new Prime Minister
Dear Tony, I realise that you’re in the midst of a very busy election campaign, however I feel like I need to bring some things to your attention that need … Continue readingAn open letter to Tony Abbott
A couple of nights ago, I attended an event that looked at the issue of asylum seekers, and where to now. The event was very well attended – they were … Continue readingWhat now for asylum seekers?
Yesterday, Kevin Rudd announced his new asylum seeker policy, which included as a major point the change that no asylum seeker arriving by boat would be settled in Australia, but … Continue readingA shameful day… but what else?