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Stephen McAlpine

Strange Bedfellows for Freedom

Stephen McAlpine
Jul 30, 2021
What do the recent travails of the Australian Christian Lobby in Western Australia have in common with the equally recent travails of the Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Alliance in Tasmania? On the surface not a...
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Dodging The Bullet

Stephen McAlpine
Jun 23, 2021
It seems like just yesterday that Christian organisations in Australia dodged a bullet that had their names on it. Just a few years ago BC (Before COVID) we had a Federal Election which was purportedly...
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Scott Morrison’s interventionist God

Stephen McAlpine
May 13, 2021
I don’t believe in an interventionist God But I know, darling, that you do But if I did, I would kneel down and ask Him Not to intervene when it came to you Oh, not...
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Transgressing the ‘Gospel of Work’

Stephen McAlpine
Nov 26, 2020
When it comes to helping their parishioners navigate the increasingly complex secular workplace Christian ministers are playing catch-up. Simply put, churches have neglected the largest time portion of their parishioners’ lives for too long, failing...
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The Slippery Slope Was A Precipice After All

Stephen McAlpine
Dec 10, 2017
For all the talk of slippery slope arguments, when it came to it the same sex marriage decision in Australia was not a slippery slope.  It was a precipice after all. And in such times...
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Is it really the Christian way? That’s the question asked, no doubt, honestly and with great depth of meaning by a young gay relief teacher, Craig Campbell on the ABC last night. Mr Campbell is...