Kissing Christianity goodbye

A few days ago a reader alerted me to the news that popular evangelical Christian author Josh Harris of I kissed dating goodbye fame renounced his Christian faith following his recent divorce. Or more accurately, he announced that the renunciation of his Christian faith was intricately linked with his well-publicised divorce. The obvious question here … Continue reading Kissing Christianity goodbye

How father absence is affecting our marriage prospects

A reader just put me onto this very enjoyable rant by Suzanne Venker in the Washington Examiner. I understand last Sunday was Father's Day in the USA (in Australia it falls in September); this op-ed addresses the issue of fatherlessness and father absence in America, hitting on some very poignant universal truths, in my opinion: … Continue reading How father absence is affecting our marriage prospects

Women: marriage and motherhood are not the pinnacle of your lives

Today I recorded an interview with Mary Ashley Burton of the Fishers of Men Podcast. The podcast explores Christian dating, relationships and singlehood in a post-Christian context. She called me from LA - 8pm Thursday her time, 1pm Friday my time - and we chatted through my lunch break. I really enjoyed the conversation, as … Continue reading Women: marriage and motherhood are not the pinnacle of your lives

The Cardinal Pell Appeal: Part 2

I continued my prayers and fasting today for the outcome of Cardinal George Pell's appeal against his conviction of five assault charges against two choirboys. The prosecution had its day in court today. The Daily Telegraph reports: [Prosecution lawyer] Mr Boyce started with little fanfare, but immediately jumped to defend the integrity of the complainant … Continue reading The Cardinal Pell Appeal: Part 2