Mark Powell

Mark Powell is associate pastor at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, a multi-site church in Strathfield, NSW. He and his wife have six children. Mark is a passionate advocate for faith, family, freedom and life. He is a gifted communicator and has made various appearances on radio and TV. Mark is unafraid to graciously speak the truth about contentious issues. He contributes to numerous online publications including The Spectator Australia, where his articles often appear in the most popular list.

Articles by Mark Powell

  • 28 June 2022

    6.5 MINS

    Samuel L. Jackson took a potshot at Justice Clarence Thomas, without understanding the legal foundations of his judgement. Here is a cogent summary of the majority opinion's reasoning in the recent Supreme Court case overturning Roe v. Wade. Ever since the Supreme Court in the [...]

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  • 28 June 2022

    6.7 MINS

    Was colonisation a wholly evil thing, or has it been, on balance, beneficial for the indigenous peoples of Australia? This question merits serious consideration, as progressives denigrate our monarch and our nation for supplanting the savagery of yore. Not so long ago, it used to [...]

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  • 27 June 2022

    4.5 MINS

    There is a close parallel between the racist reasoning of those who advocated for African-American slavery, and the amoral arguments used today in support of abortion. And especially to many civil rights advocates, the connection between the two issues couldn’t be more clear. As Norma [...]

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  • 27 June 2022

    3.4 MINS

    Donald Trump was instrumental in placing judges on the Supreme Court who acted on the fact that Roe vs. Wade was based on bad legal reasoning. Yet, he gives all credit to God for the astounding developments last Friday. The unconstitutional decision of Roe vs. [...]

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  • 25 June 2022

    2.9 MINS

    After years of prayer and political pressure, the infamous Roe v Wade legislation has been overturned in the United States. This is an incredible moment in the history of the West, and signals a turning in the cultural tide. Just as with the falling of [...]

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  • 23 June 2022

    2.8 MINS

    Journalist Lisa Wilkinson tried to use her platform at the Logies to speak up on behalf of Brittany Higgins, who accused her fellow political staffer Bruce Lehrmann of rape. In the process, Wilkinson has undermined the objectivity and legitimacy of the court proceedings. Trial by [...]

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  • 22 June 2022

    2.9 MINS

    The chaplaincy programme in state schools throughout Australia is now under threat from the new Labor government. This will be to the detriment of student wellbeing. Chaplains provide vital support for our children, particularly those in disadvantaged circumstances. Jane Caro recently wrote an article expressing [...]

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  • 3 June 2022

    6.5 MINS

    The fact that Scott Morrison lost the recent federal election is all the more “miraculous” (let the reader understand) when one considers that Anthony Albanese failed so spectacularly throughout the entire campaign; not knowing the current unemployment and cash rate, being unable to relate his [...]

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  • 3 June 2022

    3 MINS

    Political correctness has come for children's classics like The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Apparently, it just isn't "diverse" enough to meet modern-day standards of proper reading fare. The Aussie Care Network recently reported, “An Australian researcher, Dr Helen Adam, has warned that classic and popular children's [...]

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  • 31 May 2022

    7.8 MINS

    As a Christian, I believe that God is sovereign over the kingdoms of men (e.g. Daniel 2:20-21) which is why I can have confidence in praying for those whom the LORD has appointed to lead (Proverbs 21:1; 1 Tim. 2:1-3). Because this is the case, [...]

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