The Lord Jesus left his disciples with a Great Commission in Matthew 28:19–20 to go out into the world, make disciples, baptize, and to do so “teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” Becoming a disciple of Jesus means more than knowing what he taught, it involves learning to obey his teaching.
But laws that have been enacted in Australia might now make it unlawful to help someone who wants assistance to obey Jesus.
Victoria’s Extreme New Law
The most extreme of these laws, which have been enacted with the aim of forbidding what is popularly called “gay conversion therapy,” is the Change or Suppression (Conversion Practices) Prohibition Act 2021 passed in February by the State of Victoria. The Act will probably come into operation in February 2022 unless common sense prevails. For those concerned about this trend around the Western world, especially as represented in the US by the proposed Equality Act which passed Congress and will be…