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A Christian Perspective on the World Today
Every generation is expected to face a crisis. Are we in the middle of ours?

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Episode 126 - Racing on Empty

If you feel trapped in a cycle of achievement, hurry and meaninglessness, you'll be able to relate to Iona Rossely's story. Even a speed-skiing accident ...

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?

The best fit

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?
Should I narrow my talents down to a sharp focus or explore them to the limit?

The great supermarket stampede

Did you hoard toilet paper during the Covid-19 crisis? That wasn’t the best idea—even the Bible says so.

Survival race

In this age of #BlackLivesMatter, are we ready to confront the horrifying racism at the foundations of our Western secular culture?
One of the most exciting days of my 13-year-old life was turned upside down in an instant. I would have loved to pin the blame on someone else, but it was all my fault.

Read the manual

Would you like to achieve “expert status” on your job? How about in life? There’s an excellent manual that can show you how.

The longest time out

How much time would you need to decide whether God’s dealings with humanity have been fair or not? Would 1000 years be enough?
Some valuable information to help tip the scales in your favour.

A baby, a spoon and a lesson in letting go

Feeding a baby can get messy; parenting even more so. But the ultimate challenge comes when we hear Jesus’ voice say, “Follow Me.”

Warts and all: how accepting your man improves your relationship

He was cold, I was clingy; we were fighting and becoming more distant. Something had to change.
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?
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.

This is no Sunday School story

While Christos Tsiolkas’ Damascus molests the New Testament in multiple ways, we’re also confronted with some vital truths.