Often when I make an appeal for Christian social involvement, I get some Christians who bring up various objections, most of which boil down to this sentiment: we are living in the last days and it is silly to polish
Three recent occurrences are the occasion for this article. The first was a conversation with a good friend and respected colleague, a fellow soldier in the pro-life, pro-family and pro-faith wars. We were discussing the judgments of God in
It is hard to imagine, but some Australians have not heard of the Y2K problem. Then again, there are some people who have not yet heard that Princess Diana was killed in a car crash. For those few unenlightened souls,
A popular teaching has been heard in the church over the last few decades which encourages Christians to believe they should be rich and prosperous. Called the Prosperity Gospel, the Health and Wealth Gospel, the Name it and Claim it
Martin Niemoller was a decorated submarine commander in WW I, an ardent nationalist and a pastor in Germany. At first he welcomed the rise to power of Adolf Hitler. Later, however, he realised that Hitler was heading the wrong way,
Several good critiques of religious feminism have appeared lately, including two from Ignatius Press: Ungodly Rage, by Donna Steichen, and What Will Happen to God: Feminism and the Reconstruction of Christian Belief, by William Oddie.