Episodes

Sam Childers – the Machine Gun Preacher

Sam Childers – the Machine Gun Preacher

What a transition – from outlaw biker, an armed guard for drug dealers, to dedicating your life and resources to rescuing and rehabilitating child soldiers and orphans from the midst of war in East Africa. Sam Childers is the machine Gun Preacher http://www.machinegunpreacher.org

The Marriage Discussion – Rev Sandy Grant

The Marriage Discussion – Rev Sandy Grant

In the next series of Standpoint episodes, we will be discussing marriage from a wide range of perspectives, from Christians – ministers, pastors, authors, advocates, lobbyists, and those with a story to tell. Some will be voting no, some yes, and others suggesting that this […]

The future of marriage and the postal plebiscite

The future of marriage and the postal plebiscite

Guest: Dr David Van Gend The Same Sex Marriage debate has heated up significantly in recent days. One of the few clear and reasonable voices in this debate has been that of David Van Gend. Dr David Van Gend is the President of the Australian […]

Professor William Toffler – Emphasizing care, not assisted killing

Professor William Toffler – Emphasizing care, not assisted killing

Guest: Professor William Toffler On October 27, 1997 Oregon enacted the Death with Dignity Act which allows terminally-ill Oregonians to end their lives through the voluntary self-administration of lethal medications, expressly prescribed by a physician for that purpose. Around Australia, we could be as close […]

Would Menzies still consider himself a liberal progressive in 2017?

Would Menzies still consider himself a liberal progressive in 2017?

Guest: Dr David Furse-Roberts, Research Fellow at the Menzies Research Centre and editor of the book, Menzies: The Forgotten Years. David is currently working on a book of speeches by former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard. In light of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Disraeli Prize Speech “In Defence of a […]

The Injustice of Marriage Equality

The Injustice of Marriage Equality

Guest: Dr David Van Gend Recent leaked comments from Christopher Pyne has placed the same sex marriage debate back into the spotlight. In many ways, this debate has been simmering in the background with the coalitions firm plebiscite policy, however after the leaked comments from […]

FamilyVoice wants to ban those with a disability from church. Really???

FamilyVoice wants to ban those with a disability from church. Really???

Guest: Rev Ashley Saunders, National Director of FamilyVoice Australia Here are some of the headlines: Christian lobby FamilyVoice calls for exemption to discriminate against mentally ill Church group FamilyVoice in bid to discriminate against people with disabilities because mental illness could ‘ruin sacred space’ Christian […]

Andrea Williams from Christian Concern in the UK

Andrea Williams from Christian Concern in the UK

Guest: Andrea Williams Andrea will be touring Australia in July, for dates and locations, click here: notashamed.org.au Andrea Williams is Founder and CEO, Christian Concern and the Christian Legal Centre Andrea is a barrister who has practised at all levels of  the British judicial system. She pioneered the […]

Safe Schools Program – The good news and the bad news

Safe Schools Program – The good news and the bad news

Guest: Joe Carolan – NSW school teacher and representative of the Australian Family Association As the federal funding ends this month for the so called Safe Schools Program, a number of states and the ACT are choosing to continue to fund the program from their own coffers. in NSW, […]

Taya Smith Hillsong United – Wonder

Taya Smith Hillsong United – Wonder

Guest: Taya Smith from Hillsong United There is no denying that God has used Hillsong powerfully around the world to share the good news of the Gospel. One of the distinctives of the Hillsong ministry is the music. United’s latest album ‘Wonder’ was an unexpected […]