The Problem With Atheism According To A Secular Psychologist

Modern Atheism has a problem. At least according to a Professor of Psychology at Toronto University, named Jordan Peterson. No, it’s not that Atheists are any more or less prone to psychological distress than religious people. Instead, it’s got to do with the popular view among Atheists (especially among the New Atheists) about the God-like […]

Could This Be The Best 2 Mins You’ll See On Trump’s Election?

A Sports Presenter Gives His Take On Trump.

I’ve read a number of articles about Donald Trump’s victory. They range from downright apocalyptic, to somewhat hopeful. People are sharply divided! But whether you think it’s the end of America (and the world), or a bright new chapter in humanity’s history, the following 2 mins from US TV  sports presenter Ernie Johnson is well worth watching: (Courtesy The Gospel […]

When Killing Baby Girls Is Not Wrong

What happens if Christianity is absent from a culture?

Baby Sheela was dying. She was a sick eighteen month old living skeleton, and so weak that she couldn’t even cry. Indian author Vishal Mangalwadi and his wife Ruth came across Baby Sheela when they moved into her family’s village. Sheela lived with her poor parents in a dingy house in rural India. Vishal and Ruth […]

The Unexpected Truth That Shocked Atheist Students

The surprising link between Christianity and Western morality.

A secular university isn’t a place you’ll hear unexpected truths about Christianity. Sure, you’ll hear about the evil things that Christians have done throughout history. But such a roll-call of evil acts is not news – let alone a shock – to many Atheist students, who often consume a steady diet of Dawkins, Hitchens, and Harris. […]

Unlikely Allies: Can Christians Work With Gay Activists?

Should We Join Forces To Advance the Common Good?

Here’s a question: can Christians work with Gay rights activists to help address problems in society?   Considering our highly polarised culture, it might seem like a stupid question. And yet, according to Jim Daly, President of the Christian organisation ‘Focus on the Family’, the answer is ‘yes’. In order to combat human sex trafficking in their […]

Does God Believe In Aliens?

The Bible on Extra-Terrestrial Life.

Our secular world is fascinated by aliens. The Guardian news website – not exactly a hub for right-wing conspiracy theorists – posted an article recently that was shared over 9,000 times on FB. It said the following: A Russian radio telescope scanning the skies has observed “a strong signal” from a nearby star, HD164595, in the […]

3 Stunning Truths About Christianity and The (Secular) West

The Secular West Has a Christian Foundation.

Islam is in the news a lot these days. Sadly, much of the coverage is negative. Self-identified Islamic militants are causing havoc across the world, from Paris to Baghdad, from Pakistan to Orlando. Now obviously not all Muslims are militants – most just want to live in peace. But some secular commentators see the problem […]

When Jesus Does Psychology

An Intersection of Christianity and Modern Psychology

Chances are,  you’re chasing after happiness. If you live in Australia, you might do it in one of four main ways: getting the right postcode; a higher pay packet; a more rewarding position or a sexier partner. But if we’re honest , we know that lasting happiness is hard to find: no sooner does it […]

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 […]

Change, Or Die Out: 3 Important Minutes With Dr Andrew Cameron.

Key Challenges Facing the Western Church.

The Western world is rapidly changing. And this brings with it many challenges, particularly for Christians. So to get a better handle on these changes, I’ve started interviewing a number of Christian leaders. What follows is an edited version of an interview I did with the Reverend Dr Andrew Cameron, who is the Director of […]