Science and Technology

An evolutionist who helped creationists

Reformed Perspective published another insight full article. This one is about Stephen Gould, a scientist who believes in evolution, but criticizes the common representation of the fossil record. “The extreme rarity of transitional forms in the fossil record persists as the trade secret of paleontology. The evolutionary trees that adorn our textbooks have data only… Continue reading An evolutionist who helped creationists

Australia

Conservative MPs move five amendments to SSM bill

Conservative MPs in the Liberal Party are preparing amendments to the bill to legalise Same Sex Marriage. These amendments are intended to protect certain human rights for those who support ‘traditional marriage’. How quickly things can change. Same Sex Marriage is not even legalised yet and already now we have to defend the rights of… Continue reading Conservative MPs move five amendments to SSM bill

Christianity · Life Application

Outraged all the time: why Christians can’t be

Lots of stories go around on the internet, on Facebook and other social media, or are being forwarded by email, preferably to all the contacts in your address book. Those articles, which speak about dreadful things government authorities and other organisations are doing, whether it is in the USA or in our own country or… Continue reading Outraged all the time: why Christians can’t be

Science and Technology · World

Princeton scientists announce discovery of “sex chromosome”

Reformed Perspective runs an interesting article written by Rob Slane, about a discovery by scientists at Princeton University. These scientists published findings which could forever change the way we think about biological sex. Until now, it had been assumed that the sex of a person was determined by how a person felt. But now researchers… Continue reading Princeton scientists announce discovery of “sex chromosome”

Australia

No consensus on protection of religious freedoms

With same-sex marriage set to be legalised, there is still no consensus on how religious freedom will be protected. Some conservative politicians (including Mathias Cormann and Peter Dutton) are pushing for religious freedoms to be protected in separate legislation and debated next year. A second group (including Matt Canavan, Scott Morrison, Eric Abetz and Andrew… Continue reading No consensus on protection of religious freedoms

Australia · Christian Schools · Christianity · Education - General

WA: Faith-based schools under threat

As was predicted, the legalization of same-sex-marriage (which still has to happen) will not be the end of the crusade of the gay-movement against Christianity. Now they are going after the faith-based schools. Australians are not allowed to have different opinions than theirs, and what is the best way to change the opinions of future… Continue reading WA: Faith-based schools under threat

World

Canada: Maoist Struggle Session at Wilfrid Laurier University

Another example of political correctness killing democracy and turning it in a Maoist dictatorship, is what happened at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Even the leftist media took note and realized that things have gone too far. It is certainly telling that a newspaper like ‘The Globe and Mail’ sees the need to… Continue reading Canada: Maoist Struggle Session at Wilfrid Laurier University

Church News - General · World

The Supreme Court as Reformed Synod?

ARPA Canada lawyer, John Sikkema ARPA lawyer John Sikkema appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada last week, making arguments as an intervener in the so-called “Wall” case. That’s the one where the Supreme Court has been asked whether secular courts have authority to intervene in matters of ecclesiastical discipline. The arguments are being heard… Continue reading The Supreme Court as Reformed Synod?

Christianity

INDONESIA: House Church Being Pressured to Close

Although in several parts of Indonesia, Christian churches enjoy a relative freedom and can come together in worship services, in other parts Muslim groups as well as the government are less tolerant. Voice of the Martyrs reports that a house church in East Java, Indonesia, is being pressured by local authorities and the Islamic group… Continue reading INDONESIA: House Church Being Pressured to Close

Christianity · Church News - General · World

Canada: Criminal Law protections for worship services saved

Andre Schutten, Director of Law and Policy of  ARPA Canada, reports on the proceedings at a Justice Committee meeting of the House of Commons in Canada, as the committee debated the amendments to Bill 51 and the clause on s. 176 which gives enhanced protections to worship services in Canada’s Criminal Code. The government of… Continue reading Canada: Criminal Law protections for worship services saved