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From a rocky past to a bright future

From a rocky past to a bright future

Many people who are now living rather significant and important lives would not have been expected to do so when they were much younger. They might have seemed like just ordinary Joes, or nobodies, or not those likely to succeed. But many people, usually with God’s...

When the church platforms evil

When the church platforms evil

I remember years ago hearing about Francis Collins and how he was one of the world’s most respected scientists and was a strong and faithful evangelical Christian. So I picked up his book, The Language of God, and read through it. It was just another one of those...

UK and French elections augur well for Family First

UK and French elections augur well for Family First

"We failed to cut immigration or tax, or to deal with the net zero and woke policies we have presided over for 14 years." - former UK Home Secretary Suella BravermanLabour didn’t so much win the UK election as the Tories lost by abandoning their base. Fight shadow...

Greens must stop rewarding Hamas

Greens must stop rewarding Hamas

Greens’ support for the Islamic rape, death and kidnapping cult Hamas is further proof they are an enemy of Australia operating within. Last week's refusal by the Green’s international justice spokesperson Mehreen Faruqi (pictured) to say whether Hamas should be...

It’s long past time to ban anti-freedom protests

It’s long past time to ban anti-freedom protests

WHAT EXACTLY do you mean when you say "free speech"? What do other people mean when they say “free speech”. How has confusing freedom to advocate for ideas with freedom to silence other people's ideas become literally lethal? I believe in free speech as much as...

Empire equals slavery for the conqueror

Empire equals slavery for the conqueror

I highly recommend this video by John Mearsheimer because it illustrates something I've long written about: the foolishness of empire. There is a fascinating dynamic with all empires: the host nation, in this case the US, comes to dominate other lesser (in power)...

On choosing evils

On choosing evils

Picking the lesser of two evils is sometimes what we must do:You will find Christians now and then slamming the idea that in many key areas we might have to choose between various evils. They think the idea of choosing the lesser of two evils is a sell-out and a...

Chloe Cole in Australia

Chloe Cole in Australia

Detransitioner Chloe Cole has been touring Australia, meeting politicians, supporters and speaking to the media. Her powerful story acts as a warning to law makers and health practitioners who lie to young people about solving their gender incongruence via misleading...

Nuclear debate blows up climate gods

Nuclear debate blows up climate gods

After nuclear weapons were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki forcing the Japanese surrender and therefore the end of World War II, emperor Hirohito (pictured below) made a stunning admission.“I am not a god”, he sheepishly admitted to a population steeped in the idea...

Trump’s Most Valuable Superpower

Trump’s Most Valuable Superpower

One of the most valuable contributions that Trump has ever given us is that he causes the establishment to make so many unforced errors. This is one of the reasons why he is so popular and will remain so, even though many of us who have supported him recognize his...

This is who we must count on

This is who we must count on

At the end of the day only one person can provide the proper remedy for what ails us: The Christian carries two passports: an earthly one and a heavenly one. Being dual citizens can often be problematic, since the demands, duties, rights and responsibilities of the...

Floor crossing is not the real scandal

Floor crossing is not the real scandal

Fatima Payman, a 29-year-old Muslim Senator from Western Australia, crossed the floor of the Senate this week in support of a Greens motion to recognise a state of Palestine. For more than 100 years, any Labor member of Parliament knows that the punishment for...

Lessons from Lausanne

Lessons from Lausanne

The story is told of a divine messenger who appeared to a peasant farmer. “You have been chosen”, said the messenger. “Whatever you wish for, it will be granted.” The farmer was shocked but beamed with anticipation. “There is only one condition,” the messenger...

This is no time to be ultra conservative

This is no time to be ultra conservative

I have written on this before, but I think it is helpful to write about this again at this present moment. The response of many of my conservative friends, and they are good and decent advocates for the good on many issues, to the release of Julian Assange, highlights...

QUESTION: Can Labor MPs vote against their party?

QUESTION: Can Labor MPs vote against their party?

SOMETIMES, the Liberal/National Party candidate being offered to the electorate is worse than the Labor Party candidate in the same electorate. But coalition supporters who blindly vote for, donate to and volunteer for their preferred party's candidate - no matter how...

Why Christian Schools are controversial in 2024

Why Christian Schools are controversial in 2024

Peter FitzSimons wants to know, “How on earth is this still happening, in Australia, in 2024?” “This” is news of a Christian school firing a female primary school music teacher for breaching her employment contract when she publicly posted on Facebook that she was in...

Diversity, the society killer

Diversity, the society killer

Tawain produces over 60% of the worlds semiconductors, and over 90% of the world’s most advanced semiconductors.[1] Which means it is not exaggeration to say that the Western world would be crippled if it lost access to this vital source of technology. These are the...

We suffer today because of past warning unheeded

We suffer today because of past warning unheeded

How many prophets has the West rejected, to its own detriment?The good news is that God will always raise up prophets, especially in dark times. The bad news is that these prophets usually are rejected, and their warnings go unheeded. Once such prophetic voice to the...

Siding with the world

Siding with the world

I find it interesting that the final two kings of Byzantium were Catholics, not Orthodox. They had always been Orthodox before this, at least as far back as there was a distinction. But what is even more interesting is how many of the church leaders, and people of...