Dr Stuart Lange wrote the following submission to the Abortion Legislation Committee in opposition to the “Abortion Legislation Bill” on behalf of New Zealand Christian Network.
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.
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 plain dumb. Timothy Goropevsek is a communication specialist. He is the Communications Director for the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the global [...]
Pew Research – America less religious and religious groups more accepting of homosexuality. What does it mean for us?
Pew Research Center's 2014 Landscape Study on religion in America contains some interesting findings. Among them, and relevant to NZ in the context of ongoing debates about same-sex marriage, is that "nearly all major religious groups have become significantly more accepting of homosexuality in recent years – even groups, such as evangelicals and Mormons, that [...]
The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg We were sent a link to this opinion piece by Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Although it relates specifically to the situation in America and the recent decision of the Supreme Court, it nevertheless contains [...]