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Stephen McAlpine

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...
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Where to next for Christian Schools?

Stephen McAlpine
Nov 30, 2017
when a faith based school has so much government money riding on its success, and that money is being increasingly tied to sign-off on anti-discrimination legislation that does not recognise alternate moral communities and how they function, then that narrative could well move from a whisper to a conversation to a school policy in next to no time
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While You Were Sleeping

Stephen McAlpine
Nov 28, 2017
While you were sleeping or watching Netflix last night, the Australian Government sold religious freedoms in this country down the river. But don’t worry, it didn’t cost much, because this Turnbull Government comes cheap. After...