On the eve of the 2011 Australian national census, we religious types are interested in the proper recognition of our communities. Some Muslims are talking about about the under-representation of their communities. However, Christians like me are concerned about being over-represented.
Tamie and I have been seeking appointment by a missions organisation called CMS Australia. For us, this is the equivalent of ordination, as I mentioned in 2009. We’re currently in the thick of the CMS application process!
There’s a hip new infographic to visualise 439 Bible contradictions. It’s a visual rendition of Project Reason’s Scripture Project, which is a Web 2.0 reincarnation of Steve Wells’s Skeptics Annotated Bible.
(Mainly for Christians) How to vote Take the political compass test Think about what a Christian vote means (see also) Compare parties and policies: ABC, Make Poverty History, Australia Votes, GetUp. Vote below the line easily! Thinking it through (our election coverage) Getting started A Christian vote? Julia Gillard’s Q&A appearance […]
(Part 1) A number of people have recognised that the Australian Christian Lobby’s policy survey, Australia Votes, is an improvement on other ‘Christian values’ checklists. How far does it actually get us as Christian voters?
I started thinking about the election here and here, and I think I’m decided: the Greens will get my vote as a Christian this year. Here’s why.
Some of our mates noticed Mark Driscoll’s take on Twilight.