Rev Dr Glenn Davies, Archbishop of Sydney, spoke movingly, sensitively and compassionately at a memorial service for the victims of the Orlando massacre. Download the text of his sermon: Commemoration_of_those_who_were_killed_in_the_Orlando_Massacre.
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Book now for Liberty’s 2017 dinner, ‘Loving Like Jesus’ with guest speaker Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies at 7pm on Wednesday 1st March.
We all know pornography usage and addiction is a huge problem. For pornography addicts living by themselves I don’t believe there is any realistic solution other than to get rid of all internet access, and I mean ALL internet access. But what I want to talk about here is a tool which is of great
At Liberty’s 2016 AGM (Annual General Meeting) last night, Rev Dr David Peterson announced he was stepping down as chairman of Liberty. David helped begin Liberty nearly 24 years ago and has been chairman of the ministry over many of those years. We thank God for his foresight in helping commence this ministry all those
On Monday the 1st and Tuesday the 2nd August I had the privilege of hearing Wesley Hill at a conference at Ridley College, Melbourne. The conference title was ‘Same-sex attraction: a pastoral response’. Monday addressed pastoral issues, whilst on Tuesday the focus was missional. On Monday morning Wesley gave two talks: ‘Between presumption and despair:
Here is a great article by a Christian brother, persevering for Jesus, on how those of us who don’t have same-sex attraction can better care for those of us who do. I am Christian, same-sex attracted and celibate. That has meant that I have often felt torn in two and divided. Often I have suffered
Both conference days will begin with a Bible talk ‘Identity in Christ’ from Liberty chairman, Rev Dr David Peterson. Dr Yarhouse will give three talks, the first two mainly on same-sex attraction and the third on transgender: Sexual Identity: Laying a Foundation for Better Engagement Positioning the Church to Provide Pastoral Care to LGBT Persons
Tonight I had the sad privilege of attending the Orlando massacre memorial service at St Andrews Cathedral. It is hard to know what to say at a time like this. A minority community which for centuries has had to hide, has suddenly felt targeted in a new and horrible way. For centuries, gay and lesbian
The early bird rate for our identity conferences with Dr Mark Yarhouse ends 31st May! Don’t miss out on the early bird rate – book now to secure your tickets. Dr Mark Yarhouse is the world’s leading authority on sexual and gender identity issues from a Christian perspective. Never before have the issues around sexuality
This article is written by a same-sex attracted Christian who is an active member in his local church in Sydney. He has been loved and cared for in his local church as he has increasingly come out to his brothers and sisters. Here he shares some lessons for the church. How to Love Gays in
Here is a fantastic interview with a courageous man who like Wesley Hill and others, are demonstrating what is actually possible in the body of Christ. [I’ve also copied the text below, without alteration, off the Bible Society website.] http://www.biblesociety.org.au/news/my-brokenness-is-no-more-or-less-broken-than-yours-greg-lake-speaks-out-on-his-own-same-sex-attraction “INTERVIEWS | Tess Holgate Tuesday 15 March 2016. Until 2013, Greg Lake worked for the Australian
Check out this great article where Simone Richardson reflects on how helpful she has found the books and ministry of Sam Allberry, Ed Shaw, and Rosaria Butterfield. In particular she notes three main reasons: they help us reflect on the core issue of identity, the take the ongoing reality of sin and the need for