The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
“As a nation we confront our failure to listen, to believe, and to provide justice. We say sorry”, Scott Morrison said in a public speech at the Parliament.
How the gospel transforms the Untouchable to the Touched-by-Grace.
Morrison is the first Australian Prime Minister to openly define himself as evangelical Christian. He is a member of the Pentecostal Horizon Church in South Sydney.
“It doesn’t matter if we are male or female, cis or transgender”, Jo Inkpin says. The case faces Anglicans with a new doctrinal debate about sexual ethics.
‘Protecting Diversity’, a document endorsed by a range of denominations and church groups, proposes “positive solutions to live all together well in a multicultural society”.
The Anglican Church and other evangelical movements such as Hillsong ask the parliament to protect freedom of speech in the new legislation.
Well-known atheists such as Salman Rushdie and Richard Dawkins had been invited to speak at The Global Atheist Convention.
First and foremost, a Christian vote is a vote for others.
The commission described the church as an insular sect with rules designed to stem the reporting of sexual abuse.