Church in New Zealand ‘losing the debate’ on gay marriage

Baptist theologian Laurie Guy and broadcaster Ali Mau debate gay marriage on Close Up  Source: Close Up

A Baptist theologian has admitted the church is probably losing the debate on gay marriage in New Zealand. Carey Baptist College vice principal Laurie Guy admitted on TV ONE’s Close Up that it is quite likely Christians will just have to accept gay marriage. He was speaking after a ONE News Colmar Brunton poll revealed […]

Auckland Diocese Synod votes for full inclusion of lesbian and gay people in ministry

Jeremy Younger, Coordinator of Changing Attitude New Zealand, has forwarded a report of the meeting of the Auckland Diocesan Synod held on 4 September, 2011. It was a significant day in the ongoing struggle to end discrimination against LGB&T members of the Anglican Church in New Zealand for two reasons. For the first time an […]

Stop White Collar Crime – Petition to the Anglican Bishops of New Zealand

Ask NZ bishops to end their discrimination against gays and lesbians The Wardens, Vestry and Parishioners of St Matthew-in-the-City ask you to consider: For many centuries gay and lesbian Christians have served the Anglican Church in positions of leadership. Most though have hidden their sexual orientation. In recent times however as Western society has become […]