Posts Tagged ‘Politics and Religion’

Mike Pence joked about Donald Trump’s religion

Monday, May 29th, 2023

According to a recent statement from Mike Pence, he once extended an invitation to Donald Trump to join him for Bible study. Pence recounted that Trump really liked the passages about the smiting and perishing of thine enemies. “Ya know, Mike, there’s some really good stuff in here.” Pence also made light of Trump’s legal Read more

Churches turn to political barrow pushing to stay relevant

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Karl de Fresne provides examples of statements that strike him as evidence of the mainstream churches desperately searching for relevance in an increasingly secular world, and of deluding themselves that they will find it by pushing fashionable political barrows. Read more

Gloriavale applies for Provincial Growth Fund grant

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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The Gloriavale community is applying for a grant from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund to set up a new health food enterprise on the West Coast. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says he didn’t expect communes to put in for a share of the provincial growth fund but Gloriavale’s application has shown anyone can Read more

Fiji Methodist Church bans ministers from party politics

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

In Fiji, Methodist Church ministers who want to enter party politics will have to resign from ministry. That is the message from church communications secretary Reverend James Bhagwan. “If any minister wants to join a political party and stand under the party’s banner, they will have to resign from their appointment,” he said. Bhagwan said Read more