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?
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
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’
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 massacre of Nigerian Catholics last Sunday has gone without comment from BLM. On Sunday, at least 50 Nigerians attending Catholic mass in the country’s southwest were gunned down in a bloody massacre, according to Reuters. Women and children were among the slain at St Francis Catholic Church in the town of Owo. Many more were… Read More Black lives matter, unless they are Nigerian Christians
During Covid, Christians were quick to obey the government, even when the government stepped beyond its God-appointed limits. Where was our courage?… Read More Learning from Covid: Why Christians Must Recover Their Courage
During Covid, Christians let the newspapers define compassion. We cared for those vulnerable to Covid-19 but often neglected people who suffered under tyrannical health orders. It’s time for us to tune back into God’s heart and extend compassion to all who need it.… Read More Learning from Covid: Why Christians Must Let God Define Compassion
Christmas is indescribably special. Even for those who don’t believe in Christ, the festive season is still a time of great joy and celebration. Why? How can we find words for the real meaning of Christmas? Christmas is a magical time of year. This holy season summons a colourful array of feelings, memories and hopes… Read More 5 Big, Beautiful Themes that Reveal the Meaning of Christmas
Jesus might return at any moment. This is a clear teaching of Scripture and one that Jesus’ disciples embraced wholeheartedly. That may seem odd to us, given that almost 2,000 years have passed and the church is still waiting. But we were never promised a timeline — just the assurance that He will come back.… Read More Jesus Could Return At Any Moment: Are You Ready?