Posts Tagged ‘Glynn Cardy’

Trump Easter billboard stolen from outside Auckland church

Friday, April 1st, 2016

An Auckland church’s billboard about Donald Trump was stolen while the church’s minister was conducting a funeral service. The billboard was put up for Lent several weeks ago outside St Luke’s Presbyterian Church in Remuera. The sign depicted US presidential candidate Donald Trump standing in front of the crucified Jesus, holding a hammer and saying, Read more

ZM Radio’s competition for all expenses paid gay wedding hits a snag

Friday, July 19th, 2013

To celebrate the legalisation of same-sex marriage ZM Radio and Woman’s Day is running a competition called “The most Fabulous Gay Wedding ever”. The sponsors promise that,”Together we will put on the most fabulous food & venue and the most glamorous  theme, entertainment, celebrant, cake and more”. Part of the prize was a wedding in Read more

St Matthews in the City does it again for Easter

Friday, March 30th, 2012

A provocative Auckland church known for stirring up debate has unveiled its new billboard in the lead-up to Easter.

The billboard erected at the front of St Matthews in the City today depicts a Facebook photo album with Jesus on the cross as the main image. Directly below, the image is “liked” by Judas Iscariot.

“We decided to make a joke about the propensity of Christians to lay blame,” said Reverend Glynn Cardy.

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The Biblical Christmas was not about a baby in a manger

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

The Christmas season is a delightful jumble of traditions. Why are we singing about decking halls with boughs of holly, whatever “decking” means? Why isn’t, as one child asked, Santa in the nativity scene? Is Christmas a Christian festival or can anyone join in? There are four main traditions of the season. Each can be Read more