Aaron Hendry

Aaron Hendry is a youth development worker in Auckland, where he lives with his wife and new born son. A theology graduate of Laidlaw College, he writes about the intersection of theology and social justice at whenlambsaresilent.wordpress.com / facebook.com/whenlambsaresilent

Society
Sep 10, 2018

Man down: how homophobia remains rife within Christian circles

From Destiny Church and Israel Folau, to splinter groups opposing the Anglican Church's acceptance of same-sex marriages, bigotry against New Zealand's LGBTQ community is still well and truly alive.

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Society
Aug 23, 2018

Stop whispering: It's time we all started talking openly about suicide

It's up to all of us to start the conversation – and keep talking.

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Society
Jul 29, 2018

Sunday morning stickup: How tithing exploits the poor

When struggling families are being forced to take out loans to survive, they shouldn't also be pressured to give money to their church.

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Society
Jul 23, 2018

Tackling homelessness requires all of us to step outside our comfort zones

To help end homelessness, we need to be the sort of people who are willing to get involved each other's lives, writes Aaron Hendry.

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Society
Jul 20, 2018

Why more money won’t fix our youth mental health services

If our adult mental health system needs to be restructured, our youth mental health system needs to be completely obliterated and rebuilt from the ground up.

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Society
Jul 11, 2018

Hey Christians, Jesus would have baked the cake

A Warkworth baker who spurned a lesbian couple's wedding cake request highlights the simmering tension in some parts of society between gay rights and religious freedom.

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