To respond to ridicule and rejection with anger at those who marginalise Christians is to close the door on public discussions of faith.
As Australia grows in wealth, we are becoming an increasingly individualistic society – one that seeks less and less to relate to the community around us as well as growing distant from our Christian heritage.
“Keep America Great #Kanye2024. I love Donald Trump – he is my brother. Black people don’t have to be Democrats…” – Kayne West and Chance the Rapper
Much of the Western world may have forsaken its Christian heritage and abandoned it for liberalism instead, but increasingly it is the ‘global south’ that is leading the way for the Gospel.
When more people live as if they were “the temple of the Holy Spirit” in honour of God our creator (1 Corinthians chapter 6 verses 19 to 20), wouldn’t our society be a better place?
Let’s ask, test and seek the truth so that we can have a firm grasp not to keep it for ourselves but to be a bearer of the Good News of Christ into the world.
Jesus is our passport that allows us to fly over the sinful and downfallen state of human power struggle (earthly politics) to a better future.
As public opinion increasingly turns away from the church, the followers of Jesus ought to get their house in order or risk further undermining the Gospel of Christ
“It was one thing to be successful and to gain a diploma, but my relationship with Christ and the story of being saved give me a higher purpose to aspire to” – Amina, daughter of microfinance loan recipient in the Philippines
Twenty-two year old UNSW law student Brendon Zhu is the second youngest councillor elected in the 2017 local government elections