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Peterson Contra Mundum

Jan 24, 2018

A whole lotta people are now talking about someone who was once just a rather obscure psychology professor from Canada. But recently his profile has gone ballistic. Welcome to the rise and rise of Jordan Peterson. He is now taking

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Great Leaders, Unhappy Childhoods

Jan 15, 2018

My readers by now should be used to somewhat odd articles with somewhat odd titles. But there is a reason – or two – for a piece such as this. The first simply deals with my recent reading habits, and

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Faith, Freedom and the Power of One

Jan 4, 2018

Often great achievements in history are accomplished by individuals, not by groups. Sometimes the solitary figure does more to turn the course of history than an entire nation. Examples of this are many. In the early centuries of the Christian

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Our Darkest Hour

Dec 30, 2017

Great books and great films usually deal with a very dark period of crisis and conflict in which all hope seems to be gone, but then a hero or group of heroes come along to save the day. When all

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Time for Some Rahab Awards

Dec 1, 2017

Time for what?! Good question, so let me explain. Earlier today I was chatting with a good friend, a fellow culture warrior, and a terrific Christian leader here in Australia. We first discussed the descending darkness in Australia, and the

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Tears in Heaven

Nov 1, 2017

Life in this world is filled with tears. And if this life was all there was, then this would be terribly tragic indeed. But the Christian believes there is much more than this life, and that one day all tears

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Mother Punished For Loving Babies

Oct 11, 2017

A wonderful woman, a single mother with 13 children, has just found out that her deep care for unborn children will cost her dearly. For daring to show love to mothers who are heading off to the abortion mills, she

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On Death Bed Conversions

Sep 29, 2017

With the recent passing of a very famous man, lots of talk about death bed conversions has again been heard – at least in the Christian community. Hugh Hefner just passed away at 91, leaving a very dark legacy indeed.

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The Dark Legacy of Hugh Hefner

Sep 28, 2017

If you ever thought that being a hyper-sexed playboy, surrounded by kazillions of hot babes who drool all over you your whole life, while living in an unending self-centred adolescence was the way to go, well, you had no better

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Three Brave Mothers Against the World

Sep 1, 2017

Courage can be contagious. When a few brave individuals take a principled stance for what is right and what is true and what is important, it can greatly help embolden others who may have preferred to sit on the fence

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