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How living among the poor alerted one Aussie family to the urgency of a global issue.

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Episode 35 - The Sabbath Community

Life can get so crazy-busy that it actually takes discipline to ensure we get some quality rest. The ancient tradition of Sabbath offers a weekly ...

How to give your money away—and make it count

Australia and New Zealand are consistently ranked amongst the most generous nations in the world, but charities and the world around them are moving quickly. Braden Blyde explores the best ways to change lives overseas in an ever-changing world.

Selfies, scalpels & soul surgery

These days, just about anyone can Photoshop their selfies to perfection. But that's no solution for the ugliness of self-loathing.

Dodging debt

Loans look so quick and easy—they get us what we want, now! But then there's the debt trap . . .
An ugly wasteland, an indomitable dream, an early retirement, a legacy of love. By Suvi Mahonen

No Laughing Matter

What are the early warning signs of dementia? And is there any way to prevent it in the first place? Vania Chew says the answers may be simpler than you think.

Are You a Workaholic?

Work is a big part of life—but can people be slaves to it? Bruce Manners goes through practical steps to prevent burnout.
The ancient practices of Sabbath observance offer the opportunity to build deeper relationships that are more healing and ask more of us.

Frederick’s experiment

Back in the thirteenth century, the German king, Frederick II, conducted a diabolical experiment intended to discover what language children would naturally grow up...

Practising faith

Are you serious about your spiritual life? Maybe you need to spend time not just learning, but putting into practice what you learn.
How to compose yourself in the heat of the moment

Sober doesn’t have to mean boring

The popularity of non-alcoholic drinks is on the rise and they're tasting better than ever

Foods to boost your brain power

When it comes to feeling great, a wholefood plant-based diet comes out on top. To keep your memory sharp, give these 10 brain foods a try.
The greatest mind of the 20th century said he found God in music. Ty Gibson explains.

Killing Time

In our increasingly safe and sanitised Western culture, we turn to gaming and movies to satisfy our thirst for blood. But, asks Mark Hadley, how is violent entertainment affecting us?

Devices may be making us smarter, but is there a catch?

Like many parents, Suvi Mahonen is worried about the hours kids are spending staring at screens.
Book Review: "The Space Between The Stars", by Anne Corlett (2017)

The Pact packs a punch

What does it take to turn an out-of-control kid into a disciplined fighting machine?

Public Fame Private Shame

Should we judge public figures by their private behaviour? What does this dissection of other's misdemeanours reveal about the darkness in our own hearts?