I’ve never had much respect for the ACL. They are more concerned with political position than with the Gospel, in my opinion, and more concerned about being right than being loving. Plus they are often just dishonest.
Having plants to ask questions, like Rob Ward and others, in the audience on Q&A last night, does nothing to increase my respect for an organisation that does not represent my understanding of the Jesus of the gospels.
This article is a good, brief critique of the ACL…
The Australian Christian Lobby has a valid place in public discourse, but its influence in Australian politics is not nearly as dramatic as some make it out to be, Stephanie Judd writes.