How To Survive The Moral Revolution: What You Should Know

Australia is changing. From same sex marriage, to euthanasia; from gender fluidity to eroding religious freedoms:  we’re experiencing seismic shifts in public morality and worldview. The Australia of today is not the same as the Australia of even five years ago. This raises a variety of challenges for Christians and churches. Challenges that we must face […]

“Modern Elites Are The Tyrants Of Tolerance” – Former High Court Justice

Dyson Heydon Speaks Out On Religious Freedom

One of the most ominous things I’ve read in a while is a recent speech by former High Court Justice Dyson Heydon. He spoke on the topic of ‘Religious ‘Toleration’ In Modern Australia: The Tyranny of Relativism’, at the Australian Catholic University in Adelaide last Tuesday. In his speech, Heydon describes the scorn many modern […]

Engaging the SSM Debate – Part 2 – When Christians Should Say ‘Yes’

Christians should be known as people who say ‘yes’. Yes to human rights. Yes to love. Yes to freedom. And yes, to marriage. And that’s what we’re being asked to do when it comes to this postal vote. A gay acquaintance wrote to me publicly, saying: I would ask you and your readership to understand that […]

What Every Christian Should Know About Netflix

(This is a guest post from my wife Sarah Balogh.)  Netflix is a giant in the world of entertainment. They’re the world’ s largest internet television network, with 100 million members in over 190 countries. And I’m one of those members. Lately, however, I’ve been rethinking my membership. No, it’s not because of the recent controversy […]

Why Australian Culture Is Fracturing At A Staggering Rate

The Underlying Worldview That's Changing Australia.

Australian society is fracturing. We’re now in an age with two competing moral views. Secular-progressive morality is pitted against traditional western morality, as represented (in large part) by the Judeo-Christian worldview. The Australian newspaper’s editor Paul Kelly writes: For much of its history, Australia, along with other Western nations, was a society that agreed on […]

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 […]

The Surprising Way The Sexual Revolution Hurts Women

How The New Economics of Sex and Marriage Disadvantages Women

All revolutions have unexpected consequences. And the ‘free love’ sexual revolution that began in the 1960’s is no exception. Yes, there are the obvious consequences: STI’s, children born out of wedlock, a ‘pornified culture’ and so on. But there are also the unexpected – and surprising – consequences. As it turns out, these unexpected consequences hurt women […]

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 […]