Responding to the news in the light of being Christian.
From David Reeve.
On Sunday 4th November 2012, the worship leader read a statement issued by Uniting Justice at Hobart North Uniting Church: “Labor should be Ashamed of Push to Change Migration Zone”. Its strong terms included words like “shameful abdication of moral responsibility”, “race to the bottom”, and “appalling”.
Members of the congregation sat up and listened. Some objected to this instance of “politics from the pulpit”. Others nodded and grunted approval. People chatted afterwards, and it was decided to convene a short-term discussion group to explore further this and related issues. Continue reading