A Holy Responsibility: Passing on Sound Doctrine to the Next Gen

The Outreach Magazine has an article by Dan Kimball which stresses the importance of providing sound doctrine to young people, but in a way that is engaging. For article click here. 

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POSTED 6 Dec 2012
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Snapshot of Marriage and Divorce in Australia

The National Alliance of Christian Leaders (NACL) reports on new marriage statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

The Stats show that divorces in Australia are down 2.6% at 48,935 divorces. 23,619 divorces involved 43,867 children under the age of 18. The median duration of marriage to divorce is 12.2 years.

The stats suggest that 78% of all married couples had lived together prior to marriage. 

For the ABS report, Marriages and Divorces, Australia 2011 released 30 Nov click here

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Get Up Green alligence

Saltshakers reports in its Dec 2012 journal that if people had “ever wondered about the politics of GetUp!, the left-leaning political activist group, you don’t need to wonder any more.

“On 23 October it was announced that former GetUp! director Simon Sheikh was standing for pre-selection for the Greens for an ACT Senate seat, and was endorsed by federal Greens leader Christine Milne!”

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Euthanasia support down

According to the ABC’s World Today, 16 Nov 2012, an online survey of more than 1,400 people conducted by the Australia Institute shows that 70% support euthanasia, compared to 75% last year. The biggest drop in support has been among young people. 

The ABC reported that Dr Christopher Middleton, chairman of the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Medical Association, believes legalising euthanasia would compromise the doctor’s role as a healer. For full story click here.

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Lachlan Macquarie Internship

The closing date for the Lachlan Macquarie Internship is Dec 21 2013. The next intake is mid-Feb 2013 for a 3 month live-in intensive course. Postgraduate Christians considering a career in public policy, law, media or politics are invited to take part,

For more click here.

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Compass Summer Conference 2013

The Compass Summer Conference in association with the Australian Christian Lobby, takes place 13-20 Jan 2013 at the University of Queensland. Nominations close Dec 14. For more info go to: www.compass.org.au

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Australian Christians Inaugural National Conference

On Sat Dec 8, 2012 the inaugural national conference of Australian Christians will be held. The theme is “Defending the essential three strands of faith, family and freedom.” Guest speakers are Vickie Janson, Bill Muehlenberg, Warwick Marsh and Dwight Randall. It will be held at the Swan Christian College, Great Northern Hwy, Middle Swan. To find out more or to reserve a spot visit australianchristians.com.au/events or call 1300 788 502 or (08) 6161 2913.

“A cord of three strands is not quickly broken” Ecclesiastes 4:12.

 

 

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Australian Christians Fundraiser Celebration dinner

On Fri 7 Dec 2012 Australian Christians will be holding a fundraising dinner with Vickie Janson. It will be held at the Valley View Restaurant, 10401 West Swan Road, Henley Brook WA starting 6.30pm. The cost is $55 for financial supporters. To register and for more details go to australianchristians.com.au/events, or call 1300 788 502 or (08) 6161 2913.

 

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