8 Nov 2020

8 Nov 2020 by Curated by Sue McK in: Read, Watch, Listen and BLOG

Why do Christians Protest? The people of God are a people of protest. We protest people who disparage the image of God in other human beings. We protest policies and practices that fall short of love of neighbour. We protest systems and patterns that privilege some and exploit others. We protest the politics of a world that killed the author of life and is dead set on killing his disciples. (3min read)

Doug Nicholls: athlete, pastor, and political leader who championed the upliftment of Australia’s Indigenous people and went on to become the first Aboriginal Australian to be knighted - so says Google's commemoration of Nicholl's 112th birthday. You can read an insightful piece in the Australian Dictionary of Biography here, which records in detail his work as a church pastor, initiation of Aboriginal Sunday, original Day of Mourning on 26th January 1938, ASIO file, state funeral and more. (4min read)