A church that can’t preach truth because it might come across as unkind to those not wanting to hear it is a church with nothing to say and nothing to offer beyond “arms are for hugging”.
“We believe that this marks a watershed moment in Australian history – the day we’ve departed from some well-established common law principles, social tolerance of different views and freedom of religion, to being a society where only certain views are permitted in public life.”
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews apparently thinks he has a better grasp of Catholicism than the Archbishop of Melbourne, the entire Catholic hierarchy, and the Pope.
“In an everything-is-permissible, as-long-as-its-consensual world, the resolution inferred, Biblical sexuality isn’t just backwards, it’s irrelevant, and dangerously out of step with the spirit of the age.”
“The woketopian elite’s sympathy seems limited to the amount of virtue signalling points they can score from an event, or squeeze out of a word, fad, politicised phobia, or policy.”
“For a church that was so proud of how it treated women and sought to put them in leadership positions, to now all of a sudden not knowing what a woman is, is the height of woke insanity.”
“They burned churches in Canada for the alleged murder of children. Now they’re burning churches for the ‘right’ to murder children.”
“But though we expected criticism, what we did not expect was how few in the more prominent roles of Baptist Church leadership around the country were willing to speak out against tyranny.”
“If people give their allegiance to God, and not the State, they are always going to be much harder to control. So dictators have always warred against religion.”
“Both my wife and I are in education and will lose our jobs. I can’t even bring this up at church because the expectation is that we follow the government orders. There is no empathy or understanding as to why we wouldn’t ‘just get the jab’.”
“It isn’t unusual today to hear progressive Christians calling conservative Christians ‘extreme’ or ‘crazy’, and this is especially true when politicians get involved in the church.”
“Our survey shows that many people will subject themselves to a medical treatment that they consider potentially unsafe, in order to win back political freedom. This ought to send chills down the spine of anybody who cherishes the ideals of liberal democracy.”
Now is the time to insist that churches be re-opened. For everyone: vaccinated and unvaccinated.
While politicians and the chief health officer conduct daily press conferences in front of a crowd of reporters.
Pastor Thai Nguyen, a Vietnamese refugee who fled to Canada for safety, said it may now be safer for Christians in Vietnam.
The Thomas More Society applauded the settlement, saying “religious liberty triumphs.”
“The police brutally exceeded their powers by issuing their warrant for no good reason, as all government requirements were met,” the church said in a statement.
During her first press conference, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was asked about President Joe Biden’s stance on certain abortion policies.
It’s time for Christians everywhere to grow a backbone and stop being “evan-gelly-fish”.
Christian churches in Denmark will be required to translate and submit all sermons to the government, under a proposed law set to be debated in parliament later this month.