4 Ways The Secular Juggernaut Smashed The Church

How Secularisation Eroded Christianity in Australia

At Federation in 1901, around 50% of Australian adults went to church. Fast forward to 2011 (the last census) and only 8% of Australian adults go to church. Why the massive drop? Author and social commentator Roy Williams gave his answer at a lecture entitled ‘The Secular Juggernaut’. Not the Usual Suspects Neither science, scandal, nor […]

How To Destroy Your Church…Effortlessly.

Why Assuming The Gospel Is Deadly For The Church.

If you’re a Christian leader, there are many ways to destroy your church. Some of the more popular methods include: Committing adultery. Starting a controversy that divides your church. Or stealing from the general giving. They’re all successful ways of ruining your ministry. However, all of these activities take effort on your part. But what […]

From One Refugee To Another: What Should We Do About The Current Refugee Crisis?

Why Good Intentions Can Kill

I became a refugee when I was 4 years old.  I was living in communist Hungary at the time, and my parents decided we had to leave. They wanted a better life for my two brothers and I than what they had experienced: they wanted us to grow up in a free country, not a […]

The Most Important Thing This French Atheist Taught Me About Christianity.

I’ve been reading a very interesting book of late. It’s called ‘A Brief History of Thought’, by renowned French Philosopher, Luc Ferry. It was a national bestseller in France for over 8 months. Now Ferry is an Atheist, and a very interesting one at that. He doesn’t hold to the fairly typical Atheist view of Christianity. You know the […]

That Song from the Bomb Shelter.

  No doubt we all remember the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, where Hamas rained down rockets upon Israeli cities, and Israel retaliated by attacking Hamas in the Gaza strip. A number of related stories were trending on Facebook at the time, and I  remember landing on an Israeli Facebook page where someone had […]