Perhaps it’s wise to stop asking ‘why I didn’t report it’ but treat every claim seriously through a due process. Churches ought to be a place of hope and it can once again shine in the community as a beacon of such hope if it can heal among itself through the Holy Spirit.
Christianity is worth fighting for. There is so much that we owe to Christianity, it can be described as a debt that many in the world are either naive or blatantly ignorant about.
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.