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The season of giving marks a turning point in the great cosmic battle for our planet . . . and our hearts.

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Episode 90 - Disney goes dark

The kids that grew up on the first Toy Story movies are young adults now. But as the franchise has rolled on, the tone and ...

Cold concrete

Sleeping on the streets gave me a tiny insight into the soul-destroying reality of homelessness.

Brave enough to listen

Yes, it’s uncomfortable to think about domestic violence, let alone confront it. But the alternative is unthinkable.
In various parts of the globe, believers face the daily threat of death. Here are some of the conflicts that don’t always make the news.

Treacherous waters

Yes, Year 12 is hard—for students and parents. But thousands survive, and even thrive, each and every year.

Bear Grylls: His riskiest adventure yet

The man who climbed Everest at 23 is now ready to take on a new challenge: being a little more public about his faith and writing a book about God.
Touching the Dendrocnide moroides plant has driven people to pain-induced insanity. How can a harmless-looking plant be so evil?

Expectations

Looking forward to Jesus’ coming changes not only our view of the future, but the way we live today.

God’s amazing gift

The gift of the French language changed my life, but it’s just a tiny glimpse of the transformation offered by God’s gift of eternity.
Toxic anger can destroy friendships and tear families apart. But that doesn’t mean anger can’t be managed well or even harnessed for good.

Can food boost your brainpower?

Find out the fuel that will help your brain perform at its best—now, and in the future.

Insights for reluctant leaders

People are looking to you for answers and direction. What you do next is crucial.
Reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Bruce Manners observes that in the big picture—of the universe—Earth is insignificant. But not to God.

How old is life? The biological evidence

Mainstream science is clear: the miracle of life took billions of years to evolve. But what if the data suggest something else altogether?

Hypersonic travel and the end times

Where are technological advancements leading humanity in the future?
The trajectory of the Toy Story franchise tells us something about the direction of our culture’s soul.

Taylor Swift and the Messianic countdown

If you love sifting through cryptic clues, why not check out the world’s longest-running and most vitally important treasure hunt?

This book changed my diet the most

Book review: California journalist John Howard Weeks offers insights into how his home town is one of the world’s few longevity “blue zones”.