Thursday, May 21, 2009
a boxing pastor? (updated)
Updated: I’ve just been informed by the radio station that this turned out to be the most popular Quick Word in months, with emails requesting the MP3!
“If you give up being a pastor, you get always take up a career as a boxer. You don’t pull any punches.” A comment upon hearing my latest “A Quick Word” on radio.
Which wasn’t my intention, I simply pulled a piece from a recent (3 part) sermon series I did on forgiveness, then massaged it a bit to make it stand alone. I hoped it would be Bible centred and thought provoking.
So here is it – entering the ring – Steve the boxer! (Does it “box”? If it does, does it matter? Should communication “box”?
Thursday, May 13, 2004
Marriage, Civil Union, Omnibus Bill
Did a rant on radio recently about marriage, the Civil Union and Omnibus Bill.
Now I want to stress that these are my personal thoughts. They do not represent any group I work for. And I also want to stress that these are my thoughts in progress. I am still listening, still thinking, still processing. But at this point I like the legislation …
continues under heading of What is marriage; and What is justice
Wednesday, April 21, 2004
weddings are a civil union
Some talk in New Zealand about a civil union legislation, to give same sex marriages full legal equality. I did a radio rant on the top; arguing weddings are a civil union anyhow, under 3 headings.
a civil process of love
a wedding is good ritual