Kurt Mahlburg

Kurt Mahlburg is Canberra Declaration's Research and Features Editor. He hosts his own blog at Cross + Culture and is also a contributor at the Spectator Australia, MercatorNet, Caldron Pool and The Good Sauce. Kurt is also a published author. His book Cross and Culture: Can Jesus Save the West? provides a rigorous analysis of the modern malaise in Western society and how Jesus provides the answer to the challenges before us.

Kurt has a particular interest in speaking the truths of Jesus into the public square in a way that makes sense to a secular culture and that gives Christians courage to do the same. Kurt has also studied architecture, has lived for two years in remote South-East Asia, and among his other interests are philosophy, history, surf, the outdoors, and travel. He is married to Angie and they live in Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Articles by Kurt Mahlburg

  • 10 August 2022

    2.2 MINS

    Nation First takes a look at the founder of the World Economic Forum. Klaus Schwab is the brains behind the World Economic Forum (WEF), being both the organisation’s founder and chairman since its inception in 1971. Schwab was born and raised in Ravensburg, Germany. And, [...]

  • 5 August 2022

    2.9 MINS

    Our fearless media are MIA. Shouldn't Sydneysiders have a conversation about the wisdom of holding an international gay pride event in the middle of a monkeypox epidemic? Hullo, hullo! Are there any investigative journalists left in Sydney? When there was a COVID surge in India [...]

  • 2 August 2022

    4.1 MINS

    One of Australia’s most prominent Christian historians, Professor Stuart Piggin, recently sat down with Kurt Mahlburg to share about the Christian intentions for the First Fleet, revivals in the Illawarra and the Pacific Islands, and much more. “Jesus is the desire of the nations,” Professor [...]

  • 27 July 2022

    11.5 MINS

    The Bible calls believers the Temple of God. This is a profound revelation with even more profound implications. God's presence is no longer in a building: it's in us. Temples are some of the most photographed landmarks on earth. Think of the Acropolis in Athens. [...]

  • 26 July 2022

    3 MINS

    President Joe Biden has fallen ill with Covid-19. Now people are claiming that "the vaccines were never meant to stop infection". But Joe Biden himself – and many other leaders – promised just that. Over the weekend, President Joe Biden was diagnosed with Covid-19. The [...]

  • 15 July 2022

    4.4 MINS

    In the latest episode of the Great Southland Revival podcast series, author Ian Malins tells of a profound visitation from God that he experienced in the Solomon Islands. "God doesn’t just send revival anyhow," Ian Malins, author of What Will it Take to Bring Revival, [...]

  • 8 July 2022

    3.7 MINS

    Revival, says Dr Barry Chant, is simply living out our new life in Christ and being fair dinkum about our faith. Amazing things have happened in Australian history when the church has done just this. As part of the Canberra Declaration’s ‘Great Southland Revival’ podcast [...]

  • 7 July 2022

    3 MINS

    Contrary to his original aspirations, Biden is leaning into partisan politics. One of the media’s beloved titles for President Donald Trump was ‘Divider-in-Chief’. Well-deserved at times, the moniker was even used of Trump by his challenger — now successor — President Joe Biden. Indeed, Trump’s [...]

  • 4 July 2022

    2.3 MINS

    Read this devastating takedown of the argument that the pro-life movement is only concerned with outlawing abortion and doesn't do enough to care for new mothers and their babies. Following the overturning of Roe v Wade, tensions have run high both online and in real [...]

  • 27 June 2022

    6.6 MINS

    The US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade is a major victory for the unborn. However, the benefits of Friday's decision are even more far-reaching than you may have considered. Friday 24th June, 2022, will forever be remembered as the day the Supreme [...]