How we worked together to push back on same-sex marriage

By Lyle Shelton The war’s not over but a line was held today. Thanks to more than 20,000 Australians who spoke up for marriage, an attempt to have the Liberal Party cave in was thwarted – for now. Starting with the Greens in the Senate last week, enormous pressure was being brought to bear on [...]

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URGENT: Big development in marriage debate

On 26 March 2015 debate will begin on Senator David Leyonhjelm’s “same-sex marriage” bill. This bill would redefine marriage in Australia. Senator Leyonhjelm is using his speech next week to force the Liberal Party to abandon its support for marriage and give MP’s a conscience vote. The Liberal Party will be meeting on Tuesday 24 [...]

Importing same-sex “marriage”

Australian law only recognises marriages between two people of the opposite sex. By God’s grace and the support of people like you this definition has been preserved now for more than 10 years. The Senate is considering a Greens bill that would recognise foreign same sex ‘marriages’ in Australia. This Bill is another way to [...]

Court: Christian Photographers Cannot Refuse Gay Ceremonies: Judge said couple “compelled by law to compromise the very religious beliefs that inspire their lives…”

Religious freedom is becoming dangerously restricted in the US he New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that a small Christian-owned photography business does not have the right to decline on religious grounds to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony. Scholar Ryan T. Anderson, writing in National Review Online, said the Aug. 22 decision “highlights the increasing [...]

Australia Needs a Referendum on Redefining Marriage

Supporters of same-sex marriage oppose a referendum on the issue in Australia – and it’s because they know it would allow the issue to be robustly debated. Same-sex marriage was a big loser in Australia’s election over the weekend. Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd sank beneath the waves with his rainbow colours nailed to the [...]

Marriage debate must go to the people (again)

A referendum of the Australian people should decide the future of marriage following a report today that Kevin Rudd may introduce a private members’ bill to redefine it in the new Parliament. Australian Christian Lobby Managing Director Lyle Shelton said the issue of same-sex marriage achieved an incredibly high profile during the election campaign but [...]

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses the Issue of Homosexual Marriage

  On September 7, 2013 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited the Holy Cathedral of St. Symeon in Tallinn, Estonia. Early that afternoon, His All-Holiness presided over Vespers Service in the same church, at which time he delivered the Homily. Below is an excerpt of this Homily, in which he addressed the topic of the [...]

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HOW TO VOTE CHRISTIAN VALUES CHECKLIST

If you wish to make a decision, based on Christian values, for whom to vote for in the upcoming Federal Election be ready for a tough time because it is certainly not an easy task to decipher all the positions of the major parties. To assist you the tables below are a summary of the [...]

GREENS – MOST ANTI CHRISTIAN PARTY

If you wish to make a decision, based on Christian values, for whom to vote for in the upcoming Federal Election be ready for a tough time because it is certainly not an easy task to decipher all the positions of the major parties. To assist you the table below is a summary of the [...]

Kidnapped Syrian bishop in need of medicine

Washington D.C., May 1, 2013 / 12:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- No news has emerged of the two kidnapped Orthodox bishops in Syria, more than a week since their disappearance, and reports have now surfaced that one is in grave need of medications for his health conditions. “We still do not know where the two archbishops [...]