I was reading the news this morning when I came across an interesting Instagram post from the New Conservative party. In the (most likely) case you haven’t heard of them, they’re a conservative Christian party down here in New Zealand. They’re everything you would imagine a conservative Christian party to be. Anti-abortion? Check. Anti-euthanasia? Check. […]Read More This gave me a little laugh today.
A while ago, I got a Facebook friend request from someone called Sarah. I didn’t know them, but I noticed that they used to go to one of my old churches. This was about seven years ago. Back then I was still Christian (outwardly at least). Against common sense, I accepted their request, and of […]Read More Befriending some inteeeresting Christians.
Down here in New Zealand, there has been some more press recently about the loving, God fearing Australian rugby union player Israel (Izzy) Folau. In case you don’t know who he is, here are three facts about him: Izzy is an Australian rugby union player, and quite a good one at that. Izzy is a […]Read More Silly Izzy Strikes Again!
Like many New Zealanders, I like to watch my rugby. It is often called our national sport after all. Recently there has been a fair amount of press regarding an Australian rugby union player Israel (Izzy) Folau. On his Instagram, he posted a Bible verse and cartoon depicting ‘God’s plan’. When someone asked him about God’s […]Read More Freedom of speech and hate speech.
The other day I went to this hot air balloon festival with a Christian friend. It was reasonably enjoyable, but that’s not what this post is about. I went back to their house for a cup of tea afterwards, having a chat as you do, and the conversation somehow steered towards this transsexual person which […]Read More I am tired of this bigotry!
On Facebook recently, you probably noticed they have a ‘pride’ reaction, in addition to the other standard ‘wow’ and ‘love’ reactions etc. It didn’t take me much investigating to realise that it was LGBT Pride Month. Many non-Christians don’t understand why Christians treat gay people with disdain and see them in a negative light. After […]Read More Pray the Gay Away?