Johannes Retief

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Rock Music (# 2): Origins

Last time, we noted the five major themes of rock music (rebellion, sex, violence, nihilism, and the occult). We also observed that the musical style (not just the words)...

Rock Music (# 1): Patterns

According to one study,1 the average Australian spends three to four hours a day listening to music. If that’s true, music could be one of the primary things that...

Cultural Marxism

We live in a time of moral decay. The once-Christian west has become a breeding ground for violence and debauchery. In Romans 1, we read that once a nation...

More on Evangelism

There has been much debate on evangelism over the past months. In the October 2020 edition of the Contender, the article Rethinking Evangelism appeared. It incited a letter to...

Evangelism: the task of every Christian?

Is it every Christian's task to evangelise? Many people believe it is and it is certainly a recurring message that we hear and read. And if you resist the...

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