“So God created humans in his own image” Genesis 1:27… The true foundation for all human rights, social justice, and pro-life causes.
Racism, police brutality, American politics, President Trump, MAGA caps, Christianity – and Aotearoa
Amidst all the rancour and toxicity issuing from a troubled USA, some questions to ponder and discuss. And some suggested responses…
WEA Joins National Association of Evangelicals in Lamenting Racial Injustice, Calling for Prayer amid Recent Turmoil
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) joins the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), its national member body in the United States, in lamenting the recent killing of a black unarmed man at the hands of a white police officer.
No race or ethnicity is greater or more valuable than another. Evangelicals believe that the good news of Jesus Christ has the power to break down racial and ethnic barriers (Ephesians 2:14–18). Racism should not only be addressed after tragic events. Our communities of faith must pursue sustained efforts in this labor of love and justice.
Last weekend there was a very disturbing illustration of that. A talkback radio host on Newstalk ZB expressed the desire that all religious people in New Zealand should meet together and catch COVID-19 and then die from it, so that “we won’t ever have to hear from them ever again”.
Today, 17 March 2020, the national leaders of most New Zealand church denominations gathered together in Wellington, within sight of Parliament. We want to say to every MP: we urge you to look deep into your own moral conscience, and to vote against the Abortion Law “Reform” Bill at its final reading.
MPs are proceeding with making amendments to the proposed Abortion Legislation Bill before its 3rd reading. Will you do something to help sway the vote in favour of protecting the lives of both mothers and children? Here’s what you need to know.