The Case for Christian Social Involvement by Bill Muehlenberg

Martin Niemoller was a decorated submarine commander in WWI, an ardent nationalist and a pastor in Germany. At first he welcomed the rise to power of Adolf Hitler. Later, however, he realised that Hitler was heading the wrong way, and he became an outspoken critic of Hitler and Nazism. While most churches and church leaders […]

Engaging the Culture by John Whitehead

All too often modern Christians portray Jesus Christ as a meek, harmless friend of the world. But that is not the picture found in the Gospels or the book of Revelation. Far from being passive or meek, Jesus Christ was both controversial and dogmatic. Jesus Christ was not ‘broadminded” nor did he regard multicultural beliefs […]

Australia’s Christian Heritage by Dr Graham McLennan

As Christian leaders we need to reflect on our foundations and recognise the hand of God in the commencement of a Christian nation in the Pacific within reach of the great Asian nations. While many Australians look to a convict past with its fear of authority and feeling of inferiority, rejection, isolation and loneliness, there […]

The Future of the UN

UN Security Council Many around the world tout the United Nations as the only legitimate source of peacemaking in the world today. But sixty years after the organization’s founding and in the wake of a series of high profile political failures and financial scandals, is the United Nations a realistic alternative to the emerging Pax […]

Freedom Ratings of Countries

THE Freedom House 2005 survey (for every country’s civil and political rights) grades each country (from a best of one to a worst of seven) and then simplifies these scores into a broader categorisation of “free”, “partly free” or “not free”. (For example, the US and Australia are “free”; Burma and Cuba are “not free”; […]

2006 Assembly Speakers List

Welcome to the 2006 National Alliance of Christian Leaders Annual Dinner and National Assembly Dr Graham McLennan – Chairman NACL Prof James Haire – Australian Centre for Christianity & Culture, CSU Jon Seeley – Alpha Australia National Director Grace: Jonathan Aitken Speakers: Rev Bob Frisken – New Hope International David Turrell […]

2005 Assembly Summary & Speakers

As with previous years, speakers at the 2005 dinner, held on Saturday 26th November, were of outstanding quality and provided an abundance of wisdom and insight into Christian ministry around the nation and indeed the globe. Highlights included Senator Barnaby Joyce passionately speaking against abortion in Australia and Dr Stuart Piggin from the Centre for […]

Australia’s Christian Heritage

Learn about our Christian heritage and many untold stories of our explorers such as Charles Sturt, Governors such as Governor Macquarie, as well as our Christian understanding of government such as our Commonwealth Constitution. Visit the Christian History Research website to find a range of well-researched and informative documents. Full text versions of Christian history […]