Food For Thought

 

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.

The Descent into Barbarism, Dishonour, and the Whistleblower.

Read Full Article Filed on 24 November 2020

So, we can at least be thankful for the Brereton Enquiry. Yes, saddened by the exposure but still holding the SAS Regiment in honour. And yet dishonour was heaped on the person who brought the dishonour to the light of day. Thanks are rightly due to our armed forces upholding peace and security but there is more to be told.

Remembrance Day 11.11 plus 11.11 Jesus 400yrs Mayflower

Read Full Article Filed on 10 November 2020

Remembrance Day, Armistice Day, in USA also called Veteran’s Day – key event being the signing of the armistice ending The Great War – World War 1 – at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. It is a special time to remember and give thanks.
This year tomorrow 11/11 also marks the 400th year of the Mayflower anchoring at Cape Cod, Massachusetts

How did it get to this point?

Read Full Article Filed on 14 October 2020

Three months ago I would have been confident we would win the conversion therapy battle and now we have lost in two states