Christians who hold a biblical view of marriage are “bigots” and should be ‘crucified’, according to same-sex marriage supporters who vandalized churches in Australia. Last week, two churches in Melbourne were daubed with graffiti including a Nazi swastika. It is the latest in a string of reports of abuse suffered by marriage supporters in the country. In recent weeks, a mother received death threats and a Christian lost her job simply for expressing opposition to the redefinition of marriage.

Pastor Drew Mellor of Glen Waverley Anglican Church said the graffiti left older parishioners fearing for their safety. Following the incident, the church released a lengthy statement outlining their belief in a biblical view on marriage – that it is the union of one man and one woman. And David O’ Brien, Senior Pastor of Waverley Baptist Church (the other church that was vandalized), said the incident was “disturbing and concerning”. READ MORE