Christianity Myths

A new booklet to dispel some of the myths surrounding Christianity has been launched by the South Asian Forum. The booklet, Jesus Through Asian Eyes, contains answers to 15 questions about the faith that are frequently asked by South Asians. For Story: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/booklet.helps.south.asians.understand.christianity/28623.htm

For booklet: http://www.eauk.org/SouthAsianForum/jesus-through-asian-eyes.cfm

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POSTED 21 Sep 2011
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China and Capitalism

Bill Muehlenberg from CultureWatch writes on China, Christianity and Capitalism: http://www.billmuehlenberg.com/2011/09/15/china-christianity-and-capitalism/

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POSTED 21 Sep 2011
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Godless Preamble

CHRISTIANA JONES, The West Australian September 5, 2011 reports that the Law Society of WA has called for Christianity to be excluded from planned changes to the preamble of Australia’s Constitution. For story: http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/10185283/lawyers-request-godless-preamble/

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POSTED 11 Sep 2011
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Christian Schools

Find a Christian School has been published which seeks to promote Christ-centres education in the Australian Community. To read: http://issuu.com/cwmagazine/docs/find_a_christian_school_magazine/

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POSTED 23 Aug 2011
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Church Slackers

A new book has been published which shows congregations how they can church slackers or spectators into active participants. It is called “The Other 80 per cent: Turning your Church’s Spectators into Active Participants”. It is written by Scott Thumma and Warren Bird. For more: http://www.christianchronicle.org/blog/2011/07/are-there-too-many-slackers-at-your-church-what-can-congregations-do-about-it/

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POSTED 15 Aug 2011
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Chosen or Frozen

Christian attendees at the Keswick Convention in the UK were warned to wake up. It is time for sleepy Christians to wake up and put saving souls first. Ajith Fernando said 21st century Christians had become more concerned with their own comfort than with the needs of others. For story: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/chosen.or.frozen.are.todays.christians.too.concerned.with.comfort/28332.htm

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POSTED 13 Aug 2011
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Philip Yancey Evening

On September 2, 2011@7.30pm you can attend an evening with author Philip Yancey, Christ Church Grammar School. 9442 1555. Tickets $30. To book: http://www.koorong.com/tickets/2011/yancey.html

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POSTED 13 Aug 2011
CAT Events

Smith Lecture

On 21 Sept 2011 the Perth Smith Lecture will be held on the topic “would we be better off without religion?” Speaking is Dr John Dickson from the Centre for Public Christianity. It will be at the Central Park Conference Centre 5.30pm-8pm For more on the speaker: johndickson.org/bio.

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POSTED 13 Aug 2011
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Islamic Billboards

A Catholic Bishop has slammed a series of provocative billboards in Sydney touting Jesus as a “prophet of Islam”. For story: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/billboards.in.sydney.declare.jesus.is.a.prophet.of.islam/28081.htm

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POSTED 27 Jun 2011
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Australian Heritage

The Australian Centre for Christianity and the Culture in Canberra in collaboration with Charles Sturt University is proposing creating an Australian Christian Heritage Centre on the edge of the Parliamentary circle in Canberra. For more and to make a donation: http://www.achf.com.au/achf-centre.html

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POSTED 16 Mar 2011
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