Food For Thought

 

Links for interview 17 Jan 2021

Read Full Article Filed on 16 January 2021

Links for interview 17 Jan 2021 CH Spurgeon: “This evil will also come upon us, we know not why, and then it is all the more difficult to drive it away. Causeless depression is not to be reasoned with, if these who laugh at such melancholy did but feel the grief of it for one […]

Upholding the Honour and Integrity of the Medical Profession. For the Future of Medicine – Reflections on 56 years.

Read Full Article Filed on 21 December 2020

Upholding the Honour and Integrity of the Medical Profession For the Future of Medicine – Reflections on 56 years My Colours to the Mast. Will you join me?     The Passion of Medicine. Which was it? the thrill of the chase of the elusive diagnosis? the triumph of solving the puzzle? the entrée into people’s lives? […]

Celebrate and Dedicate 2021 New Year’s Day Sunrise Prayer Success Hill on the Swan

Read Full Article Filed on 17 December 2020

Celebrate and Dedicate 2021 New Year’s Day Sunrise Prayer Success Hill on the Swan. Join us in dedication for the year for ourselves, our families, our churches and ministries, our communities, nation, governments and leaders, our suffering brothers and sisters here and elsewhere, the Middle East, the peace of Jerusalem, our world.

It is Christmas. A healing of wounds. A reason to rejoice

Read Full Article Filed on 14 December 2020

It is Christmas. Once again, the healing of wounds. A reason to rejoice. Even dance. See the Christmas letter below that we send to our friends in which we allude to significant happenings in our island fortress so protected from the virus ravaging other worlds far away. And yet, in the midst of the protections […]

The Creation Mandate. Issues of Rebellion against God’s Created Order.

Read Full Article Filed on 13 December 2020

Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.
The Fear-of-God builds up confidence, and makes a world safe for your children.

Loving my neighbour. The Christian Underpinning.

Read Full Article Filed on 09 December 2020

All of the above – and there’s more – is encompassed within a framework of loving our neighbour and loving our neighbour’s children (the future aspect of that loving) and also establishing “A Safe Place for our Children” within the family, the community and the nation. But it also means how do we prepare, how do we behave, how do we react and adjust when there is no longer a safe place.

A Critique. Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia.

Read Full Article Filed on 02 December 2020

Governments may legislate to permit certain practices or procedures but governments must never force doctors to violate their conscience by compulsory engagement in such practices or procedures. The Independence of the medical profession is critical – belief in practice as enshrined in the international covenants of the UDHR and ICCPR and non-derogable, that cannot be overridden even in national emergency (article 4 ICCPR).

The Christian Ethic in Medicine – Loving my Neighbour

Read Full Article Filed on 30 November 2020

I am a doctor. I will use my expertise to heal and to help impartially, regardless of who you are, what you have done, what you do and what you believe.
I do not and will not discriminate.
What I believe does not impede my ability and desire to help.

The Essential Heart of Medicine

Read Full Article Filed on 28 November 2020

To promote physical and mental health in community, helping the disadvantaged, and promoting a global consciousness with respect to all who are at risk. It is also to warn of risk to health of family and community and to engage in such action as is necessary to counter those risks both within Medicine and in Government.

The Strange Case of Dr Jereth Kok and the Over-reach of the Medical Board of Australia

Read Full Article Filed on 26 November 2020

r Kok, a competent GP of 15 years well-respected by his patients, posted comments on social media and at least one article in a Christian newspaper re ethical matters he felt strongly about. Now, more than a year later, Dr Kok is still under suspension.