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Rev. Jerry Falwell – Lessons from a Sincere and Intelligent but Deluded Man

By |2019-05-18T12:40:01+10:00May 15th, 2007|Categories: Church, Media release|Tags: |

Rev. Jerry Falwell – Lessons from a Sincere and Intelligent but Deluded Man The American religious leader and morals crusader, Jerry Falwell, well known for making outrageous statements, passed away today at the age of 73. People in religious circles held the famous televangelist and founder of the Moral Majority, in great honour and will [...]

Koorong Withdraws A Life of Unlearning for sale

By |2019-04-19T12:17:16+10:00April 19th, 2007|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Media release|Tags: , |

Koorong Withdraws A Life of Unlearning Koorong Bookshop, the leading Christian booksellers in Australia, originally stocked my book and taking orders on line. It was withdrawn from sale at the beginning of March. I’ve sent 3 emails (see below) to Paul Bootes, the General Manager, and have heard nothing back. The last one I sent [...]

ANOTHER CHRISTIAN LEADER STEPS DOWN OVER HOMOSEXUALITY

By |2017-04-29T13:09:35+10:00December 23rd, 2006|Categories: Media release|Tags: |

ANOTHER CHRISTIAN LEADER STEPS DOWN OVER HOMOSEXUALITY It’s only been weeks since Ted Haggard, 54, former president of the National Association of Evangelicals and pastor of a mega-church in Colorado, stepped down after it was revealed he’d been having sex with a male prostitute for some time. This week, Paul Barnes, also 54, resigned as [...]

The Closet is a Dark Place for Anyone but Especially a Preacher

By |2019-11-13T20:16:06+11:00November 13th, 2006|Categories: Church, Media release|Tags: , , , |

Media Release THE TED HAGGARD SCANDAL REVEALS MORE THAN WHAT GOES ON BEHIND THE SCENES Evangelist Ted Haggard, now the ex-president of the National Association of Evangelicals and ex-pastor of a mega-church in Colorado, admitted that he bought methamphetamine and received a massage from a male prostitute. The whistle blower, Mike Jones, said he spoke [...]

CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST GROUP THE SALT SHAKERS RESORTS TO LIES

By |2019-04-16T23:28:10+10:00September 14th, 2006|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , |

14 September 2006 Medial Release CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST GROUP RESORTS TO LIES In a recent email newsletter (read below) to his supporters, Peter Stokes of the Christian lobby group the Salt Shakers, has falsely claimed that the American Psychological Association (APA) have done a turn around and now believe it’s okay to practice "reparative" or "conversion" [...]

GAY PENTECOSTAL TO SPEAK AT BAPTIST CONFERENCE

By |2019-08-21T00:14:11+10:00August 22nd, 2006|Categories: Media release, Speech|Tags: , , |

Media Release 22 August 2006 The religious landscape is changing. Thirty years ago, many Baptists saw Pentecostals as demon possessed and Pentecostals believed Baptists lacked the power of the Holy Spirit. Even though there is a more ecumenical spirit these days, when we hear that a gay Pentecostal has been asked to speak at a [...]

AUSTRALIA’S LEADING EX-EX-GAY WARNS OF THE DANGERS

By |2019-08-22T12:52:59+10:00August 22nd, 2006|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|Tags: |

American style ex-gay programs seeking to find a market in Australia are in for a fight says Anthony Venn-Brown; his goal is to close the existing ones down. Anthony Venn-Brown was a leader in the Assemblies of God and a regular preacher in the mega churches of Australia (Hillsong). Believing it was wrong to be [...]

BEING GAY AT HILLSONG CHURCH- Media Release

By |2016-11-08T01:50:19+11:00July 6th, 2006|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , , |

Jul 6, 2006 Whether you accept Kinsey’s figure of 10% or the more conservative estimates of 3-5% of the population, it still means that there are 100’s of gays and lesbians who are a part of the 35,000 strong Hillsong 20th Anniversary Conference at the Acer Stadium in Sydney this week. “There was a time when this [...]