Dear Christian Friends. When You Cry “Persecution” Sometimes It Looks A Little Bit Funny.

Religious persecution is no laughing matter. The atrocities committed by Isis against Muslim Shia, Christians, Yazidis, Turkmen and others continue to shock us. Real religious persecution exists. But for those Christians who claim… Continue reading

Dear Christian Friends. No. You Are Not Being persecuted.

  My Facebook page is a wash of rainbow hue. Its nice. People showing their support. I’m not gonna colour in my Facebook pic. Sorry gay friends.  I support you but I don’t… Continue reading

Sinead O’Connor and Hozier Take me to Church.

OK. Two Irish singers both release songs in the same  year, both with gay subtexts, both songs with the same title… The singers: Sinead O’Connor and Hozier. The song title: Take Me To Church.… Continue reading

Sydney Siege, #illridewithyou and Lutheran Pastors. Are We The Baddies?

I love comedian David Mitchell. I love his soapbox. (Hello America!) I love his rants Yesterday I was reminded of my first ever David Mitchell comedy sketch. First, some context. I came across two… Continue reading

A Christian Pastor’s Sermon, Muslims, and Religious Violence

There is certainly way too much religious violence in the world. But here in Perth WA who are the violent ones and who are the victims? I don’t get along to church much… Continue reading

Hey! LCA Members! YOU paid for the horrific Yahnke lectures.

A post on homosexuality, LGBT, lesbian and gay stuff and the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA). Regular readers of this blog will be aware of the  homophobic lectures presented by visiting American LCMS… Continue reading

Dear Friends from Church. Here is why I can’t walk through your door.

Hey reader! I wrote this letter to some people in my congregation. I thought that I might as well share it with you.   Some weeks ago I was at a party hosted… Continue reading

No peace and very little goodwill in Uganda this Christmas

A post by Neil Hart on Homosexuality, LGBT, lesbian and gay stuff and the Lutheran Church of Australia. The Ugandan parliament has  finally passed its Anti-Homosexual Bill (2009). I have written about this Bill… Continue reading

I guess they shot their son because he was gay. Perhaps it was a Lutheran family.

A post on homosexuality, LGBT, lesbian and gay stuff and the Lutheran Church of Australia. There is this. If a family with a longstanding identity as Christian  has a child who comes out… Continue reading

Nelson Mandela*s forgiveness extends to LCA seminary past principal Dr Henry Hamann

If you were a black or coloured in South Africa in the 1950s you had to carry a pass. It specified where you could go, for what purpose and for how long.  … Continue reading