Great Southland Revival: A Review by Dr Stuart Piggin

A guest post by renowned Australian Christian historian Dr Stuart Piggin. A New Australian Classic Is this book destined to become a classic in the literature on the Australian Christian experience? Does it so richly communicate the presence of God that the reader is raised above the conviction that we have here testimony only to… Read More Great Southland Revival: A Review by Dr Stuart Piggin

Christians need not apply: on the woke ousting of Essendon’s CEO

Andrew Thorburn was a fan of the Essendon Bombers since his childhood. He is also the former CEO of NAB, one of Australia’s big four banks, making him eminently qualified to be Essendon’s new chief executive. The appointment, said Thorburn, was “one of the proudest days of my life”. But Andrew Thorburn is also a… Read More Christians need not apply: on the woke ousting of Essendon’s CEO

A Christian Response to Covid: Watch Kurt’s Presentation

Earlier this year, I spoke at the annual Church and State Summit on the topic, A Christian Response to Covid. That presentation, given on 26th February in Beaudesert, Queensland, is now able to be viewed online – see below. The virus might seem like yesterday’s news but Australia’s handling of the pandemic is increasingly being… Read More A Christian Response to Covid: Watch Kurt’s Presentation

Junk science alert: Scientific American claims that male/female is a myth

Is binary sexuality really a way of subjugating women? Sexual dimorphism—one of the most fundamental concepts in human biology—is a myth invented by 18th century bigots. That is the wild claim made by Scientific American last week in a tweet thread promoting its new documentary series, “A Question of Sex”. “Before the late 18th century, Western science recognized only one… Read More Junk science alert: Scientific American claims that male/female is a myth

My Interview With Professor Stuart Piggin

I recently sat down with one of Australia’s most prominent Christian historians, Professor Stuart Piggin, to talk about Australian revivals, William Wilberforce’s role in the First Fleet, and more. “Jesus is the desire of the nations,” Professor Stuart Piggin tells me. “Some nations seem to desire Jesus in a way which unleashes revival. It would… Read More My Interview With Professor Stuart Piggin