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Christian Dancing and Singing Fined – not in Riyadh but in Sydney

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 When it comes to noise in Sydney, most Sydneysiders are accustomed to quite a bit and are used to it. They only complain when it really gets outrageous and into the wee hours of the morning. So when some musical Christians were complained about on December 3, 2009 because they were practising Christmas carols at 10 PM at night – one wonders who the complainants were.

A SMALL western Sydney church has been hit with a $3000 fine by the local council because its choir was singing too loudly and some choristers were caught dancing. Council officers raided the Granville church and were alarmed to discover choir members dancing in the carpark and the door of the church open an hour after it was supposed to be closed. ….The Tokaikolo Christian Church choir was practising Christmas carols and other songs on the evening of December 3 last year. The "infringement" occurred at 10pm as the rehearsal was finishing. A week later the church was hit with a $3000 fine from Parramatta Council. (source)
 
 
If Australia is a country with its historic roots based in a Judeo-Christian culture – what is wrong with a bit of genuine exuberation expressed at the time of one of the greatest feasts of its Christians. Moreover it was not too late at night – what grim hearted, anti-Christian ‘officers’ or whoever it was, could complain about this? In a time when terrorists threaten to kill us, Muslims spew hatred of the West and denounce Christianity and Judaism, Christians dancing in a carpark is a good sign surely – not something to be ‘fined’. 
 
What immediately springs to mind is the scenario – What if they had been Muslims? Of course there would be no music or dancing as Islam seems to ban any expression of genuine joy [apart from when beheading some hapless person, for then the beheader thinks he is going to paradise] or in fact seems to ban joy itself - but there are plenty of occasions in the western world where Muslims disturb the peace with calls to prayer at 5 am and push the boundaries. In fact can one even imagine a complaint about Muslims making noise in relation to their fanatic ‘religion’ in a Muslim country ? I have Christian friends who went to Jayapura – the capital of the Indonesian dominated West Papua – and they said that the air is filled with Muslim calls to prayer and all, Christians, pagans and anyone must simply tolerate and bear it. But one does not need to go to Jayapura – my friend in Punchbowl with Muslim neighbours has her peace disturbed all the time by the early morning calls to prayer and the loud noise issuing from the two storey house with 2 wives and over 20 children so far. She has complained to the council and NOTHING has been done – why? Might have something to do with the Muslim presence on the Council….but of course one would not want to jump to conclusions.
 
In addition, with regard to the situation, one has to take into consideration that Granville has quite a considerable Muslim population. Were the complainants objecting to something more than the singing and dancing? Perhaps that is stretching it. Or is it? It is at least a harbinger of things to come in more heavily populated Islamic areas if Christians want to sing and dance in the streets. And woe betide any Christian who might complain about anything a Muslim does in relation to Eid celebrations, or insisting on prayer rooms in the workplace, demanding separate swimming times, separate washroom facilities.
 
It appears the dispute about this Christian mirth has gone
 
 ..all the way to the office of Treasurer Eric Roozendaal, who has been asked by his fellow minister David Borger to show mercy to the musical Christians and waive the penalty. (source)
 
The Tokaikolo Christian Church group has been unable to raise the money and pay the fine and has been fined an extra $50 for not doing so. It is encouraging to think that the local MP Mr Borger is lobbying Mr Roozendaal to have the fine waived. Given the comparative leniency given to Islamic groups across many different areas of life in our society when they push the envelope over many different issues, this fine needs to be waived and waived immediately.
Last Updated on Sunday, 25 April 2010 06:23  

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