Israel Folau and the Crush of Corporate Activism

The corporate activists are cheering, but they shouldn’t be. Back in April, Rugby Australia, under pressure from its major sponsor Qantas, sacked rugby superstar Israel Folau for posting a paraphrased Bible verse on Instagram. In May, a tribunal upheld the decision, allowing his $4 million contract to be officially torn up. Now in June, GoFundMe… Read More Israel Folau and the Crush of Corporate Activism

Israel Folau and the Hogwash of His Heresy Hunters

It’s been three months since Israel Folau’s sacking, but the nation’s big news outlets are still finding stories to publish about the saga. Last week, the Sydney Morning Herald carried two hit pieces on the former rugby star, and they’ve unsettled many who had sided with Izzy. In an article called Did Israel Folau actually… Read More Israel Folau and the Hogwash of His Heresy Hunters

Why Everyone Should Care When Christians Lose Their Freedom

Last week, Australia’s highest-profile rugby player Israel Folau tweeted a paraphrase of an unpopular Bible verse. This week, he finds himself barred from our national rugby team and the NRL. Izzy’s fame has kept his story in the nation’s headlines. But he’s only the tip of the iceberg. Many Aussie Christians face an ugly and… Read More Why Everyone Should Care When Christians Lose Their Freedom

‘A Book for Our Time’ — A Review of Cross and Culture by Akos Balogh

A review by Akos Balogh, the CEO of The Gospel Coalition Australia. Originally posted at AkosBalogh.com. Can Jesus Save the West? That’s the question Australian author Kurt Mahlburg seeks to answer in his excellent new book, Cross and Culture: Can Jesus Save the West? Mahlburg is an author with the Christian organisation The Canberra Declaration,… Read More ‘A Book for Our Time’ — A Review of Cross and Culture by Akos Balogh