This weeks Christian Today Article Is prostitution work? Language matters. Last week a young woman, Michelle Dunn, was stabbed to death in Sydney. This young woman was described as a ‘sex worker’. This is now the ‘correct’ terminology for prostitution. Does that matter? The Sydney Morning Herald carried a revealing series of reports on the nature of ‘sex work’ in the city. Michelle was a student who … Continue reading Is Prostitution Work? Christian Today
The Sydney Morning Herald is a frustrating and revealing newspaper….it’s frustrating because it offers so much that is good but in the end comes across as a dumbed-down progressivism for those who think they are liberal. It’s revealing because it shows how weak the intellectual and rational arguments are made by those who consider themselves to be the intellectual elites. It’s almost as though they … Continue reading The Illiberalism and Irrationality of Western Liberals – As Evidenced by the Sydney Morning Herald
The Church and Abortion in New South Wales They had held out for a while. But the march of Regress is seemingly unstoppable in the Western World. All Australian States had decriminalized and ‘liberalised’ abortion, except for New South Wales. The Sydney Morning Herald was ashamed, and used the fact that NSW was different, to demand uniformity. (Have you ever noticed how those who shout … Continue reading The Church and Abortion in New South Wales
This article was first published on the Christian Today Website Israel Folau – Heretic or Hero? Israel Folau is the new Jonah Lomu – a rugby player with an ability that marks him out from his team mates. He is the key figure in the Australian rugby team, the Wallabies. But he is under increasing pressure after having committed the unforgiveable sin – questioning the … Continue reading Israel Folau – Heretic or Hero?
“There are decades when nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen” It was quite incredible to be in Singapore, and then Australia, as the European referendum results came in overnight. It was fascinating to watch the reactions especially in the international media and the Australian press. But what was even more bizarre was the hysteria from some people in the United Kingdom. … Continue reading Post Brexit Blues
It’s strange to be in Australia at this particular juncture. For a start it’s snowing! And then there is the small matter of the Australian elections coming up at the end of this week. But of most fascination is watching the post-Brexit fall out through Australian eyes. I have been reading the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian as well as being an avid … Continue reading Brexit for Australia – And Others!
This is my latest piece for Christian Today: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/david.robertson.using.the.charlie.hebdo.killings.to.attack.religion.is.just.cowardice/45703.htm You could almost hear the collective groan throughout the Western World: “Oh no, here we go again,” as reports came in of yet another massacre done in the name of militant Islam. Without even reading the newspapers you know that the responses will be the same – people demonstrating in solidarity, governments and columnists telling us … Continue reading The Cowardice of Atheistic Secularists Using Charlie Hebdo to Attack Christianity