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

Fired For Their Faith: The Crusade Against Christians in Medicine

Across the West, Christians in the medical professions are finding it harder and harder to practice both their career and their faith. Some are even having to choose between the two. Historically, the church has played a disproportionate role in healthcare through the centuries. After ending infanticide in the ancient world, followers of Jesus went… Read More Fired For Their Faith: The Crusade Against Christians in Medicine

The Compelling Case For and Against Same-Sex Marriage

Part 2 of 3 Over the next two months, Australians will be asked by postal vote whether they believe federal law should be changed so that same-sex couples can marry. Like most Australians, I’m concerned that any public debate around this issue is conducted with respect, given that this isn’t merely an “issue”. We’re discussing… Read More The Compelling Case For and Against Same-Sex Marriage