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Telling Another Old Story

by Rhys Bezzant

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We must not assume that the English Reformation played by a different set of rules, or was not animated by theological debates or intellectual history. Luther’s Reformation is ours too as Anglicans. The continental reformation is central to the reformation of the Church in England in the sixteenth century, and the reverberations of the hammer in Wittenberg can still be heard distinctly in Australia today.

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Peril in the Public Square: TGCA Talks to Bible Society CEO Greg Clarke about The Coopers Affair

by Akos Balogh

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Christians need to be willing to stand on their convictions, from whatever platform they are on, and be heard fairly in the public square. But Christians have a long way to go in understanding the positions of others, and be able to empathise with where they are coming from. We need to be quick to listen and slow to speak – even with people who are outside of the faith.

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Things Christians Do That Fail to Connect with Outsiders

by Mikey Lynch

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Clarity is a great act of loving service to the other person. I am struck by how a powerful and effective evangelist who communicates with clarity can still win-through, despite a lack of local knowledge or cultural contextualization. Clarity has its own power that cuts across all sorts of divides.

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The Phoney War is Over

by Murray Campbell

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The Coopers beer and Bible Society 'events' have demonstrated the face of the new public speech in Australian society. We should no longer speak of free speech, but of costly speech

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Preaching and Personality

by ​Gary Millar

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When I listen to really good preachers, I have a very strong sense of their personality. Even though Christ is front and centre, even through the talk is saturated with and driven by the text, when I listen to these guys, I feel like I get to know them—their personality shines through. Of course their content is fantastic, but the content is delivered in ways that is uniquely ‘them’.

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