Mark Powell

Ten religious reasons why Barnaby Joyce should resign

19 February 2018 8:36 am

I like Barnaby Joyce. And I honestly pray for him, his estranged wife Natalie, their children, and his new partner…

Yassmin’s Islamic amnesia

16 February 2018 11:03 am

Like so many Australians, I have come to the conclusion that Yassmin Abdel-Magied is maybe not quite in touch with…

Magda’s “mandroid” madness

14 February 2018 7:29 am

Remember when they said last year that if we re-defined marriage then nothing was going to change? Well, from one…

What would happen if church schools closed?

12 February 2018 8:02 am

I’m told, on good authority, that bed-time stories in the house of some school principals include a retelling, in hushed…

Ten non-religious reasons against euthanasia

9 February 2018 7:59 am

I have, in awe, seen a husband caring for his young wife—and their four children—in the last months of her…

Is Lyle Shelton our Jacob Rees-Mogg?

4 February 2018 8:07 pm

So, Lyle Shelton has decided to become the federal communications director for the Australian Conservatives, and not, as The Sydney…

Jordan Peterson’s psycho-religious heresy

1 February 2018 5:46 pm

Cathy Newman’s train wreck of an interview with Jordan Peterson could well be one of the defining moments in how…

The stupidity of sex segregation in sport

25 January 2018 4:00 pm

When it comes to highlighting the extremism of the latest Leftist fad, The Conversation is the gift that just keeps…

Cultural Marxism’s war on freedom

20 December 2017 7:27 am

One of the things that characterise Left-leaning journalists is their Cultural Marxism. And one of the chief ways in which…

China girl

15 December 2017 7:20 am

Before I begin, I should give something of a personal ‘disclosure’. I am currently the associate minister of a Christian…

What’s going to change in Australia with same-sex marriage?

11 December 2017 7:17 am

In the space of just a few decades, homosexuality has gone from being a criminal offence to a psychological disorder,…

ADF: the Australian Defence Farce

9 December 2017 4:42 pm

If you still have any uncertainty as to whether or not the Australian Defence Force has been ideologically hijacked by…

The hate campaign begins as #lovewins

8 December 2017 7:23 am

Let to be known that on the December 7, 2017 – the day in Australian Parliamentary history when “love won”…

Weaponising feminism

6 December 2017 12:07 pm

I have no idea whether or not Geoffrey Rush is innocent or guilty. And neither, probably, do you. To his…

Hollywood hypocrisy

5 December 2017 1:07 pm

Mike Pence, the current Vice President of the United States, has been mocked and ridiculed for following the revelation that…

Dastardly Dastyari

4 December 2017 12:24 pm

When Herschelle Gibbs dropped Steve Waugh in the 1999 Cricket World Cup one of the most misquoted quotes was born.…

Has feminism jumped the shark?

29 November 2017 11:05 am

In the much loved and long-running television series Happy Days, when the Fonz literally jumped a shark that a whole…

Labor Lite

27 November 2017 7:18 am

Despite all his rhetoric to the contrary, Malcolm Turnbull really isn’t concerned about protecting civil and religious freedoms. In what…

ABC = Anything (but) Biblical Christianity

24 November 2017 11:48 am

When it comes to reporting on religion, Julia Baird is a great example of what is wrong with the ABC,…

Political refugees seeking asylum

22 November 2017 7:26 am

For someone claiming that he has an exclusive hold on the high moral ground regarding ‘love,’ Peter Van Onselen certainly…

When is a person a person?

16 November 2017 2:05 pm

There is something deeply inconsistent that an otherwise excellent organisation such as White Ribbon which, campaigns so tirelessly regarding violence…

Dinosaurs and deplorables

8 November 2017 7:34 am

As a former state moderator of the Presbyterian Church, it was with a touch of sadness that I read a…

If love wins, we all lose

6 November 2017 7:33 am

All the way back in 1984 –- an ominous year in the literary world to be sure -– Tina Turner…

Should meek mean weak?

27 October 2017 12:11 pm

I’ve come to the conclusion that conservatives in Australia are just too nice. Which is why they lose. Every… single……

Mango, memes, millennials and the MSM

24 October 2017 7:23 am

I had a ‘delightful discovery’ of my own last week. And that is, young people today (i.e. millennials) understand what’s…