Viewpoints on the Folau insta attack

By Allan Povah. Underneath the relaxed laissez-faire attitude of FNQ, a controversy is bubbling away over Israel Folau’s Instagram post (above), in which he condemned certain segments of society to eternal torment in Hell. Many, many North Queenslanders have responded strongly to the footballer’s post. Matters of faith are sometimes difficult to discuss, but weContinue reading “Viewpoints on the Folau insta attack”

Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists

By Destiny Givens Yesterday, the finals of the Sheridan Cup were played out at Barlow Park, with the Cairns Christian Coalition New Earth Creationists emerging victorious, with an 8-7 extra time victory against the Parents of the Children of Mother of Good Counsel. Margaret Court, captain and half-back for the winning team accepted the trophyContinue reading “Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists”

Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced

By Destiny Givens The annual Christians v Atheists touch football competition has been expanded and now will be held on the first weekend in August at Barlow Park. It includes extra teams, including a Seventh Day Adventist contingent (pictured above). The event, conducted in a shirts/skins format, was originally scheduled for this week, but hasContinue reading “Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced”

Christians lash out at SBS

By Murray Murchison The Cairns Christian Coalition have spoken out against SBS television over their controversial drama series ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, claiming that it is an offensive and unrepresentative take on theocratic society. Spokesperson for the CCC Michelle Mulgrave (above), was scathing in her criticism of the program, and the role of SBS’s in broadcastingContinue reading “Christians lash out at SBS”

Sorbo blockbuster hits screens

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Kevin Sorbo’s new cinematic blockbuster, Let there be light, has hit Far North Queensland servers, and is causing quite a stir among the faithful, and the faithful-friendly. Whilst the film is unlikely to be shown by the Event Cinemas monopoly in the region, Sorbo fans have pooled resources to ensure no oneContinue reading “Sorbo blockbuster hits screens”

Ransomware attack to affect rambutan availability

By Paolo Zupp It has emerged that last week’s global ransomware attack has affected vital North Queensland infrastructure and institutions, including the Cairns Christian Coalition and Rusty’s Market. In addition, it is believed that the payroll database at Cairns Base Hospital may have been compromised, with medical services likely to improve. There are further unconfirmed reportsContinue reading “Ransomware attack to affect rambutan availability”

Spirited discussions at the Tanks

By Murray Murchison The Lions Club of Cairns hosted a spirited debate yesterday between prominent members of the sceptical and faith communities. A crowd of around sixty-six were at the Tanks Art centre for the event and were treated to an entertaining romp through all things spiritual, hippological, and scatological. The topic of the debate,Continue reading “Spirited discussions at the Tanks”

Robertson and Sorbo to team up for film

By Kimberley Schloss Christians in the Far North are abuzz with the prospect of a cinematic collaboration between plain-talking evangelist Pat Robertson and superstar actor, Kevin Sorbo. The two giants of down-home commonsensicality are in talks to produce a modern day celluloid parable aimed at drawing attention to the insidious march of evil forces inContinue reading “Robertson and Sorbo to team up for film”

Christians heckle at abortion march

By Kimberley Schloss A group of protesters conducted a legal street-march through Cairns on Saturday calling for the decriminalisation of abortion. Members of the Woman’s Choice Alliance, the Far North Queensland Gynaecological Society and the Freshwater Swingers were all present. Numbers were slightly down because a contingent of stirrers from the Smithfield Sceptics and AtheistsContinue reading “Christians heckle at abortion march”