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There Is Hope

Sep 24, 2016

If God did not exist, we would be without hope. But because he does, there is always hope. All this may sound like a cliché to many, but as the days grow darker, the need to reaffirm this basic truth

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‘Safe Schools’ Debunked – Again

Sep 21, 2016

Much has been said and written about the so-called Safe Schools program. Indeed, this happens to be my 22nd article on the issue. But many others have been concerned about this and have detailed its many shortcomings. One of the

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Beware of Satisfaction

Sep 19, 2016

When the Rolling Stones sang about not being able to get any satisfaction back in 1965, that may in fact have been a good thing. And when they sang about how ‘you can’t always get what you want’ in 1969,

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Habakkuk, Trust, God and the Nations

Sep 18, 2016

The book of Habakkuk is as amazing as it is brief. Three short chapters totaling just 56 verses contain so much theological, pastoral and apologetic richness. In many ways it is a lament (Habakkuk taking his complaints to God) as

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Watching Civilisation Disappear

Sep 17, 2016

Civilisation has been defined as “the stage of human social development and organization which is considered most advanced,” or “the process by which a society or place reaches an advanced stage of social development and organization.”

In that sense civilisation

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Thank You

Sep 14, 2016

One can never say “thank you” too often, especially when it is well deserved. I have often thought about how I need to do this more often – especially in relation to my ministry of which CultureWatch is a major

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“Just As I Am”

Sep 13, 2016

I had various opportunities to hear an American lay preacher and student of revival, Harry Conn last century. He often bemoaned modern evangelicalism and the watered down gospel it offered. He would discuss how our contemporary evangelistic meetings were often

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“I Am Against You”

Sep 12, 2016

Go to any well-attended church today in the West and chances are good you will hear a constant, continuing message which is entirely positive with nothing negative. You will hear good words, nice words, pleasing words, feel-good words and soothing

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September 11 Fifteen Years On

Sep 11, 2016

The world had one of those frozen-in time-moments 15 years ago as hijacked planes flew into the Twin Towers and elsewhere in America. The world stood still as we were all transfixed, watching our television screens as Islamic terrorists committed

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Resources on the Hyper Grace Error

Sep 10, 2016

Biblical truths must always be reaffirmed and re-stated for the simple reason that anti-biblical falsehoods and errors always keep emerging. Since Scriptural truths are constantly being perverted and distorted, there is an ongoing need to refute the errors while affirming

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They Are Coming After Your Children

Sep 9, 2016

The activists it seems never eat nor sleep. They are constantly looking to remake society in their own disordered image, and they seem especially intent on targeting our children – tirelessly, relentlessly, and unashamedly. If only parents and other concerned

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Stop Muzzling Our Children

Sep 8, 2016

Here is a guaranteed way in which I can send you to tears and overwhelming sorrow. It simply entails listening to some of the very real stories of very real children denied their own mother and father. Unless your heart

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On Books, Reading and Libraries

Sep 7, 2016

Anyone who knows me realises that any excuse will do for buying books, reading books, and writing about books. So a few recent articles about books were enough of an excuse for me to put pen to paper – or

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