The greater something is, the greater the chance that it will come under attack. One of the greatest gifts of God to mankind is the holy institution of marriage. No wonder it is therefore under attack from every quarter. And
The life of the believer is all about battle, warfare and struggle. The Bible from start to finish makes this quite clear. It is ultimately a spiritual battle, but it manifests itself on so many levels of life: the political,
Over 30 years ago social analyst Peter Drucker wrote this about the rise and rise of Western daycare, “We are busily unmaking one of the proudest social achievements in the nineteenth century, which was to take married women out of
We have just had an excellent reminder about why truth is so important, why Christians always need to stand for what is right in the public arena, and about the power of prayer. All this and more took place the
Two amazing women have just passed away, within hours of each other. One was well known by millions, and the Australian as well as world press have told her inspiring story as front page news. The other woman was just
OK, I have learned my lesson: no more writing about the “latest” cases of anti-Christian bigotry. That’s because as soon as the ink starts to dry – or rather, as soon as I have posted an article on this –
As most people now know there has been an Internet campaign which has gone viral big time to alert the public to the evil machinations of Ugandan rebel and mass killer Joseph Kony, and to seek to bring him to
Anyone who has been involved in the culture wars for a while, or has publicly stood up for faith, family, and life, will know just how ugly things can get, and just how the other side tends to operate. After
It may not seem like a great time to be talking about good news in the book world. After all, news headlines report that 2,500 Australian jobs may go as the owner of Borders and Angus & Robertson has gone
No I am not that old – although I sometimes feel that way. I am referring to a small milestone which took place last week while in Perth. Amidst a busy schedule there, I managed to pen my 1500th article.
As I write this piece, the 33 trapped Chilean miners are about to be rescued, one at a time. They have been trapped underground since August 5, and all the television networks are now devoted to their final release. It
In my ongoing, irregular series of shorter book reviews, I offer another batch of volumes I happen to be reading at the moment and wish to recommend. Since they reflect my usual interests, you will find books on theology, apologetics,
This is another in my irregular series on notable books that you should be aware of. There is always an endless supply of new books which become available every year. I try to keep up on some of the more
I don’t know about other newspapers, but in the Melbourne Herald Sun there have been some quarter-page ads placed lately with the banner headline, “He was right!” So who is he and what was he right about?
OK, another cryptic title. Some with a bit of knowledge of ecclesiastical history might be thinking of the 39 Articles (the 1562 Anglican statement of faith). No, that is not quite what I have in mind here. Actually, the title
As has been my occasional habit, I offer another list of recommended reading. The books mentioned here simply happen to be some of the volumes I am reading at the moment. The books cover various subjects, including theology, philosophy of