Roundup: Internet good and bad, Fresh Expressions, democratic movements, Penrith Unifam, confronting intolerance, disposed to believe

Roundup: Internet good and bad, Fresh Expressions, democratic movements, Penrith Unifam, confronting intolerance, disposed to believe

Taking religion outside of church

The Uniting Church, along with the Anglican and Lutheran churches, has launched Fresh Expressions, a program designed to take faith into the community.

Revolution spinning in the wind

The fall of dictators represents only part of a longer process in which the unspoken aim is to alter radically the balance of power between citizens and their state.

Internet the greatest threat to Christians

Atheists and sceptics now have equal access to our children as we have, which is why the number of Christian youth who believe in the fundamentals of Christianity is decreasing and sexual immorality is growing, apologist Josh McDowell said.

Texting the word

For 34 years or a whopping 10,600 verses, John and Marilyn Barrett have made a small but significant contribution to the Newcastle Herald.

UnitingCare Unifam Counselling centre saved from closure

Residents worried about the closure of the UnitingCare Unifam Counselling and Mediation centre in Penrith can relax.

Facebook, Google+ and more

Does social networking enhance our faith?

Hillary Clinton seeks to smooth Islamic defamation row with OIC

“Together we have begun to overcome the false divide that pits religious sensitivities against freedom of religion. We are pursuing a new approach based on concrete steps to fight intolerance wherever it occurs.”

Humans ‘predisposed’ to believe in gods and the afterlife

A three-year international research project, directed by two academics at the University of Oxford, finds that humans have natural tendencies to believe in gods and an afterlife.

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