God’s Smuggler (11 May 1928 – 27 September 2022)

God’s Smuggler (11 May 1928 – 27 September 2022)

A few days ago on September 27th, Andrew “Anne” van der Bijl better known as “Brother Andrew”, or “God’s Smuggler” went to be with his Lord. One of the humble giants of the faith has gone to his eternal reward. His remarkable life was one of bravery and...
There Will be Wars and Rumors of Wars

There Will be Wars and Rumors of Wars

As a person with a lifelong interest in geopolitics and a PhD in International Relations with a focus on Security, Strategic Theory, and Foreign Policy I have found myself being constantly asked in the last month about my opinion of what was going to happen between...
Ending the Sexual Revolution with a Lullaby

Ending the Sexual Revolution with a Lullaby

A lullaby will forever smell sweet to me of a baby’s warm milkish breath. A lullaby always feels soft, tender and peacefully timeless. A good song can cast a spell over you like that. It can even merge memories with the present leaving an indelible mark on your...

Seeing “It’s a Wonderful Life” Metaphorically

Creative Commons License: Pixy.org Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) © 2020 Robert OsburnThe 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a favorite at Christmas: its inspirational content, beloved main actor Jimmy Stewart, and a...
Why Should I Learn About Other Worldviews?

Why Should I Learn About Other Worldviews?

Ask any Wilberforce Academy mentee about their top takeaways from their time with Wilberforce and you will likely here one word over and over: Worldview. Understanding the concept of worldviews is foundational to much of what we do at the Academy, and today we look at...