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Rev Dr John Smith, International President of God’s Squad CMC, speaking on 22 Nov 2015 at St Martin’s Community Church, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia. Gospel of St John 18:33-37
This message addresses some aspects of religious misunderstandings and unrest in Australia.
Certainly the gospel story shatters the dominant culture’s system of lauding wealth & power, as the reviled shepherds and outsider gentile astrologers are embraced at the baby Jesus side. We KNOW that almost all the shepherds were of a poor class working for absentee landlords, often as endentured labour. … Read the rest
‘Good News for the Despised’ – By John Smith, published 24/12/1994 as a saturday reflection (regular weekend column) for the Melbourne Age Newspaper, rewritten & adapted to 2011.
WESTERNISED Christmas cards, featuring idealised pastoral scenes, obscure just how disturbing the true message of Christmas is. … Read the rest
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