I wrote this article for publication in Mount Gambier’s local paper, The Border Watch last Friday. Recently our town council has purchased the derelict site of our former hospital, now vacant for some fifteen years. Tours around the grounds were recently conducted to enable locals to refamiliarise themselves with the precinct. Having only lived in …

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An Australia Day reflection. There are two statements/assertions that I run into from time to time. The first of these stems from Pedro Fernández de Quirós, a Portuguese explorer and devout Roman Catholic, who named the lands, previously known as terra australis incognito, either La Australia del Espiritu Santo (The Great South Land of the …

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Or, Carl Trueman, A Cage Of Pigeons And A Cat (Or Two) Carl Trueman is a provocative writer and academic. 9Marks published an essay by Trueman entitled ‘The Real Scandal Of The Evangelical Mind’. The essay focusses on people characterised as basically claiming an identity as evangelical and biblical scholars while at the same time …

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