This week’s article: Easter and the Australian Cricket Team

Article Link: Easter and the Australian Cricket Team (by Shebu John, from The Gospel Coalition Australia)

Australian cricket fans are in shock.

Cricketers Cameron Bancoft and Steve Smith admitted to ball tampering during the third test against South Africa, in Cape town.

What I found interesting, though, is seeing people’s reaction to the incident. Whether the sporting greats, or the everyday cricket fans. Not to mention the reactions of other countries, my homeland included, who are gleefully enjoying this moment in sporting history. Yet here in Australia, people are using words such as ‘devastated’, ‘in shock’, ‘it feels like a bad dream’, and ‘ashamed’.

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Bill Forgeard has been the Senior Pastor at Lakeshore Church since 2016. You can read his bio and find contact options under the "The Team" section of the About menu.

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