Child Protection

Pastor accuses church leaders of blatant hypocrisy in same sex marriage plebiscite

AUGUST 30 2017  OPINION | Pastor accuses church leaders of blatant hypocrisy in same sex marriage plebiscite Comment published in The Maitland Mercury Occasionally a letter is sent to The Mercury that is so powerful, so heartfelt, that it deserves highlighting. We received this letter from Pastor Bob Cotton of Maitland Christian Church. We have decided to […]

Child Protection

Hunter Valley men call for harsher, retroactive penalties for concealing child sex offences

Hunter Valley men call for harsher, retroactive penalties for concealing child sex offences Krystal Sellars published in the News section of the Cessnock Advertiser  ALLIES: Child sex abuse survivors Paul Gray and Peter Gogarty, and Maitland Christian Church pastor Bob Cotton are working on a campaign for harsher, retroactive penalties for people who cover up child […]