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?
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
The Bible calls believers the Temple of God. This is a profound revelation with even more profound implications. God’s presence is no longer in a building: it’s in us.… Read More We Are the Temple, the Dwelling Place of God
A summary and review of Carl R. Trueman’s The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism and the Road to Sexual Revolution. It is bewildering just how quickly sexual morals have shifted, especially in recent years. Only yesterday it seems we were voting on same-sex marriage, and now transgenderism is front and centre. Especially surprising… Read More How the Sexual Revolution Won
Christians have always maintained that Jesus is God: fully human, and fully divine. But some have suggested that Jesus never claimed to be God — that Christians misunderstood Jesus and invented this idea after the fact. Is that true? The answer to this is clear: the Jesus we meet in the pages of the New… Read More Did Jesus Claim to Be God?
“You are more than the things that others try to identify you by in this age of identity politics. You are more than your gender, your race, your ethnicity, your religion, your language group, your age.” These were the words of Australian PM Scott Morrison at a recent fundraising address. Speaking at the United Israel… Read More ScoMo on ‘Identity Politics’ and the State of the West
Big Tech is biased. That fact is as clear as day to a large segment of the population, many of whom have experienced social media censorship first-hand. To others, however, claims of Big Tech censorship seem elusive and exaggerated. So I took the liberty of logging incidents of Big Tech bias stretching back almost a… Read More Big Tech is Biased: Here are Hundreds of Examples
The words “conspiracy theory” are being thrown around a lot these days. Once upon a time this phrase was used sparingly to dismiss the quirky beliefs of a lunatic fringe. Now, conspiracy theories are talked about regularly in politics and the media. What is happening in the West that this label is suddenly being used… Read More So Are We All Conspiracy Theorists Now?
Science has a very trusted reputation—so much so that in recent years, “trust the science” and “the science is settled” have become fashionable phrases in policy-making and public debate. Science deserves this reputation, given how dramatically the discoveries of modern science have transformed our lives for the better. Whether it’s the laws of motion, genetic… Read More Coronavirus Backflips: Trusting the Science When the Science Keeps Changing
Since the 1960s, Hinduism has profoundly shaped the West. But it goes beyond vegan food, henna and hippy culture. We’re all one with God; there’s a divine spark within each of us; I’ll find my own path—all of these Hindu ideas have gone global. Hinduism inspired brilliant movies like Inception, Avatar and Interstellar. And many… Read More How Hinduism Points to Jesus