This post is a little out of the ordinary. Instead of an article, what follows is Angie and my latest newsletter, which includes some big life announcements (you can subscribe to our newsletter here). Happy New Year! If you’re short on time, here’s a summary of our last few months: we have moved states, started… Read More Mahlburg Mail: A Life Update
Cross and Culture the eBook is now just $4.95. Shop here. A post has been making the rounds on social media this week which juxtaposes two striking photos. The first is from 1956, when a trio of Manhattan skyscrapers had their windows lit up to form three giant crosses over New York City in celebration… Read More Will the New Year Bring Progress or Just More Insanity?
The festive season is upon us — a time to decorate the house, gather with family, exchange gifts, and of course, discuss the pagan origins of Christmas. In recent years, suggesting and suspecting that Christmas has a pagan past has almost become a Christmas tradition in its own right. Now, an increasing number of Christians are… Read More Christmas: ‘Tis the Season to be Pagan?
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
The following is an excerpt from my latest book, Great Southland Revival. Jesus’ ministry was marked by incredible scenes of revival. According to R. E. Davies, “While most writers ignore the fact, it may also be said that the ministry of Jesus Himself manifested many revival features, as vast crowds also followed Him, and as He… Read More Jesus: The First Revivalist
Discover the role that Wilberforce played in Christianising the young colony of Australia in Great Southland Revival.… Read More How William Wilberforce Smuggled Revival to Australia
My new book on Australian revivals is due for release later this month. Australia is a nation forged in the furnace of revival. After taking a year to research Australia’s spiritual awakenings, this is the inescapable conclusion that my co-author Warwick and I have come to. We are excited to introduce our newest book, Great Southland Revival:… Read More Discover Australia’s Great Awakenings in ‘Great Southland Revival’
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
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
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