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A Christian Perspective on the World Today
“It can’t be that accurate”—that’s what many of us think when everything aligns and a future prediction comes true. But what about the book where it’s more than a fluke?

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Episode 131 - What is church?

What comes to mind when you hear the word "church"? An historical artefact or Hillsong? How about a grassroots movement of people making a difference ...

How well are you protected against scammers?

Unscrupulous operators are always looking for a new angle and a new way to exploit your trust and separate you from your hard-earned cash.

Healthy food that can slow ageing: the new science

What we eat in our forties and fifties has a huge effect on how quickly we age.

It’s about guilt

Contemporary society struggles to deal with guilt in a healthy and balanced way. But, for thousands of years, God has been implementing His plan . . .
Trading 2020 fashion trends for a look to the past, while saving my wallet, sanity and the environment.

What’s wrong with voluntary euthanasia?

New Zealand is faced with a historic vote on euthanasia this month, and who knows when other Australian states will follow Victoria’s lead? What do the results of legalisation in other countries tell us about the risks to vulnerable people?

Breaking the cycle

Every generation is expected to face a crisis. Are we in the middle of ours?
You can’t see bacteria, but you can see their effect. Similarly, though it may be invisible, there is a cosmic war being fought—and it concerns your soul!

When all is not what it seems

Loss, grief and death come to us all. It’s worth knowing in advance the truth about what happens when our loved ones die, and the Bible is surprisingly clear about what comes next.

Expected Messiahs

The world’s major religions are all expecting the arrival of the prophesied Chosen One. How can we know which of them are right, and what does this say about our human longings?
They're sweet. But are they safe?

8 Ways to help your special-needs child

There are ways that parents of children with disabilities can help them deal with life.

Why losing weight gets harder with age

Some valuable information to help tip the scales in your favour.
Technology is advancing in leaps and bounds. But the thorny problem of ethics remains: if humans can’t even get it right, how are we expected to teach a computer the difference between right and wrong?

Remembering the Earth landing

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?
The buzz of a coffee machine, the chopping of vegies and open conversations about life’s struggles. It’s not church as you know it, but it reaches the neediest people in society.

Chasing success

From frustration and emptiness to peace, love and hope.

Wonder women of the Bible

Strong female characters are making an impact in Hollywood cinema. But this isn’t the first time in history to feature game-changing women.