Big day today for the LGBTI community…and others

I came across an interesting blog today. From the 2000+ comments and 10,000+ shares on Facebook it seems that I am the only person in the world not to have seen it. The blog piece is called An Open Letter to the Church from My Generation and it is written by Dannika Nash, a college…

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An open letter to the Church in NZ on Same-Sex Marriage

Dear fellow Church members, This is an open letter about the Same-Sex Marriage debate to the Christians of New Zealand. I have been a supporter of Marriage Equality for the LGBTI community in New Zealand for several years. To me it’s very simple, every person should have the right to be married to the person…

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Paul Holmes R.I.P

I had the great pleasure of working the shift before Paul Holmes started for 4 years, he was a gracious, encouraging, funny and genuinely interested in what other were about. I’d be leaving, he’d be heading down the elevator for a cigarette, and the question would be “So Pat, what are they talking about?” He…

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Do Christians need to be offended?

St Matthews in the City has brought out its yearly ‘controversial’ billboard and some Christians in NZ, and around the world, are outraged…but my question is “should Christian’s get offended?” and furthermore, “Does God need Christians to get their panties in a bunch, to ‘defend’ him?” In my opinion the short answer is ‘No!’ Just…

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