The Unexpected Lesson From My Flooded Lismore House

It all began last Thursday. The rain was bucketing down here in Lismore, thanks to the remnants of Cyclone Debbie. I was catching up with a friend at my house, when my wife Sarah comes running down the hall: ‘Akos, you better come see this – there’s water downstairs!’ I go down. And yep, there’s water. Not much […]

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I'm requesting feedback from my regular readers.

I want to serve you better.  If you’re a regular reader of my blog, I would love your feedback. Could you take 2mins to fill out a short survey, to see how I can serve you better through my blog?  CLICK HERE to take the survey. (It’s anonymous. And I will publish the overall results.)  

Should The Government Ban Islam?

A Conservative Southern Baptist Responds.

Should the government ban the building of Islamic Mosques? Should it severely restrict the freedom of Muslims to gather together peacefully? In light of the many terrorist attacks carried out in the name of Islam, some people would want the government to restrict Muslim freedoms. But how should we think about this question as Christians? What […]

Christians In A Hostile West? Interview With a Deputy Prime Minister – Part 3.

Former Australian Deputy PM John Anderson Speaks About Challenges Facing Western Christians - Part 3 of 3.

This is part 3 of a 3 part interview I did with John Anderson, a former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.  John is also a devout Evangelical Christian, and I caught up with him last year to discuss the challenges facing Christians in a post-Christian West. (You can read part 1 here, and part 2 here). Christians Must […]

Christians In A Hostile West? Interview With A Deputy Prime Minister – Part 2

Former Australian Deputy PM John Anderson Speaks About Challenges Facing Western Christians - Part 2 of 3.

This is part 2 of a 3 part interview I did with John Anderson, a former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.  John is also a devout Evangelical Christian, and I caught up with him last year to discuss the challenges facing Christians in a post-Christian West. (You can read part 1 of the interview here).   1) The Importance of […]

Christians In A Hostile West? Interview With A Deputy Prime Minister

Former Deputy PM John Anderson Speaks About Challenges Facing Western Christians - Part 1 of 3.

John Anderson AO served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia from July 1999 to July 2005. John is also a devout Evangelical Christian, and I caught up with him last year to discuss the challenges facing Christians in a post-Christian West.    Akos Balogh (AB): John, what are some of the main challenges facing Western Christians in […]

6 Important Reasons Why Culture Should Matter To Christians – Part 2

Part 2 of 2

(This is part 2 of a two-part series exploring why Christians should care about culture. Click HERE for part 1.) ‘Culture’ is what happens when human beings shape reality. It contains good and bad elements. And it can shape us – powerfully. And so this raises an important question: How should Christians respond to the culture(s) […]

6 Important Reasons Why Culture Should Matter To Christians

Part 1 of 2.

Every year at this time, a sad thing happens. Thousands of supposedly Christian students go off to university and begin the process of forsaking their faith. I’ve seen it all too often. The pull of the university culture – which promises freedom, excitement, and adventure – draws the wide-eyed undergraduate away from the faith of […]

Religious Freedom In A Secular World

Should Christians care about Religious Freedom? Or should we just let pressure and persecution come our way? In this talk, I address these questions, along with the following: Why our Gay Atheist friends benefit from religious freedom; Why the Bible is supportive of religious freedom; What it looks like to defend religious freedom. Listen below: […]