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Superbugs, viral outbreaks, the steady encroachment of malarial mosquitoes. Is there any hope?

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Episode 70 - Pestilence

Superbugs, super-fungi and the approaching whine of mosquito-borne diseases. Are you ready?

The cost of lies

Television show review: "Chernobyl" on HBO

Supernatural power

While movie superheroes can rarely be trusted to use their powers responsibly, the Holy Spirit is ready with gifts that will transform the world.

A shed-full of men (and the occasional woman)

Many men resist opening up about their emotions and struggles. But introduce a toolbox—all kinds of problems will get fixed.
How to help, rather than hinder, on your next overseas trip

A very important park

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.
It takes maturity to move beyond our knee-jerk resistance to rules and understand the purpose behind them.

Humble faith

If you’re proud of your humility, you’ve missed the point!

Right place, right time

Believing in God only becomes real when it affects the way you live
Care about the earth? It’s time to get practical.

Still standing: Growing a stronger marriage after losing a child

The pain following the death of child is deeply devastating. The best way forward for grieving parents is together.

Stop the sniffles with these simple supermarket items

With winter upon us, we find ourselves searching for tips, tricks and potions to keep coughs and colds at bay.
Mainstream science is clear: the miracle of life took billions of years to evolve. But what if the data suggest something else altogether?

Beautiful maths

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?
Book review: A young social worker is confronted by the human heartbreak caused by Australia's Indigenous affairs policies

Chariots of fire—what happened next

A new novelised biography of Eric Liddell shows how his heroism continued long after the Chariots of Fire theme music had faded

Dystopian future

The constant negative themes running through popular culture are concerning. Is there a better way?