As Auckland church leaders we condemn this evil attack and are shocked and horrified that such an atrocity should take place in our nation. We are equally horrified that it should be perpetrated in a place of prayer and worship, when freedom to worship is cherished in New Zealand.
We are deeply saddened by these tragic events and we strongly condemn these acts of racial hatred and murder. We feel very deeply for our fellow New Zealand faith community, which was so cruelly attacked as worshippers peacefully gathered for prayer.
Looking at Columbia and how Euthanasia laws have developed since it was legalised there and stories from Americans who have personal experience dealing with the ultimate end of life choice.
Today the United Nations and the European Union are criticised from all sides by people of all faiths and none. When we ask why and how the UN and the EU came into existence, we discover that many of the key initiators were motivated by biblical values and ideals.
Watch video of Rev Stuart Lange, Maxim Institute and 7 other presenters as they gave their oral submissions to the Justice Select Committee on the End of Life Choice Bill on 21 May 2018.
We've probably all experienced a "cringe moment", when someone identified as a Christian says something - might be at work, or at a party with friends, or it might be in the national media - that is completely outrageous, or just...