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 […]

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 […]