Opinion
The disco church

The disco church

This is where some churches have now stooped to: For some decades now I had a standard line about the decaying church surrendering to the surrounding culture, especially on things like homosexuality. I would often say this: ‘We might as well just give it all up and...

Be good or be accepted as good.

Be good or be accepted as good.

Is it better to be good or be accepted as good? This is perhaps the most pertinent moral question that every single person has to grapple with at many points in their life. The school child who is given a choice to bully a weaker kid with his friends or refuse to do...

The seven deadly sins

The seven deadly sins

We are all familiar with the story of Jesus overturning the trading tables and driving out the moneychangers from the temple. Following this outburst, Jesus was confronted by the chief priests and elders demanding to know by what authority he was doing these things....

The blame game

The blame game

On 1 July 2014, my first day as a Senator, Adelaide’s Advertiser newspaper published an opinion piece I had submitted titled, Shedding the ‘Bludger State’ tag, in which I implored the SA State Government to stop bludging on the other states and start...

Aurelius and Oppostion

Aurelius and Oppostion

Something I like to remind myself often is that opposition is a part of life. It was Vox Day who first directed me to this quote by Marcus Aurelius: “Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty,...

Back to school transgender trend

Back to school transgender trend

Last week I had several students, parents and community members contact me about a boy wearing the girl’s uniform and entering girl’s sport at Midcoast Christian College in Taree, NSW. Quick share links: They are upset that school has not...

Narcissism and obesity

Narcissism and obesity

Why are so many people fat? Is it because there are too many takeaway stores? If you listen to some progressive activists this is where they will focus their argument; people are fat because the food available around them is unhealthy and cheap. It is not their fault,...

What does it profit a man

What does it profit a man

The poisonous pursuit of wealth and the good life:In 1964 the Beatles sang about love and money. Old guys like me certainly remember “Can’t Buy Me Love”. One verse of it goes like this:I’ll give you all I’ve got to giveIf you say you love me tooI may not have a lot to...

Churches and the homeless

Churches and the homeless

Concern, along with careful thinking, are both needed to really help others:People can often come up with what seem like good ideas, and often with good intentions. But sometimes they are not thought through very well. Christians of course can be just as guilty of...

Beware of transgender chat rooms

Beware of transgender chat rooms

Internet chat rooms are not safe places for the young or the vulnerable. Transgender chat rooms are full of activists and those desperate for others to validate their own choices. The number of stories on the internet about the harm done via these chatrooms is...

The Seeds of Time

The Seeds of Time

In Act 1 of Shakespeare’s great play Macbeth, the three witches appear before Macbeth and his friend Banquo. The witches predict that Macbeth will be king, and that one of Banquo’s sons will also be king one day. Banquo is not convinced and responds, “If...

State Atheism Camps

State Atheism Camps

From the early medieval era till the early 19th century education was the domain of the church and the home, and Europe advanced continually as a society to great heights and remained Christian. Quick share links: In the early 19th century Napoleon...

Euthanasia for children recommended

Euthanasia for children recommended

The ACT Human Rights Commission wants children to access euthanasia. I kid you not. This radical and dangerous recommendation is in a submission from the taxpayer-funded commission to a parliamentary inquiry that is looking into Labor-Greens...

Lies have been legislated into law

Lies have been legislated into law

News headlines like this from the UK demonstrate how ridiculous and dangerous gender identity ideology has become. This is not a woman. Quick share links: He is a man.The article goes on to clarify that he is in fact a man who identifies as a...

Feminism in its Proto-form

Feminism in its Proto-form

To whom did the early “evangelical feminists”, the women who are lauded by modern egalitarian Christians, look to for their inspiration?  Quick share links: Let’s hear it from them in their own words:“Freedom for the peasants was found alone at...

Speak, even if your voice shakes

Speak, even if your voice shakes

Away with your lame excuses – we need to speak out: If you are a Christian you are commanded to share the good news of the gospel. Obviously our words must be backed up by the way we live, but words MUST be used. Paul made this clear in Romans 10:14-15: “How then will...

Coles leads Australia Day fight back

Coles leads Australia Day fight back

Well done Coles Supermarkets for pushing back on the anti-Australia pile-on that has come to surround our national day. Could this be the start of woke corporates re-joining “team Australia”? Coles announced this week it would continue to stock...