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A Christian Perspective on the World Today
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What’s waiting for you under the Christmas tree may seem exciting, but there’s something far greater . . .

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Episode 137 - The Ultimate Christmas gift

Christmas in 2020 will be unlike any other. Many around Australia will be spending December 25 away from family in other states. This year ...
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Changing one life: Why we started an advocacy project in PNG

Stuck for ideas, my study group formed a group to fight domestic violence. Little did we know the impact it would have.
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The rise of ultra-processed foods—and why they’re really bad for our...

The world’s major food corporations too often design their products to be addictive and then aggressively market them to us and our children. How can we stop the damage to our bodies wreaked by these industrially produced foods?
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Blue Christmas: Tips for dealing with holiday sadness

If you find yourself feeling down during the holidays, you’re not alone. Check out these 10 practical hints for surviving the season and coming out the other side smiling.
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He believed he could do anything he wanted, including running a massive child sex-trafficking ring, and get away with it. Will his victims ever experience true justice?
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The power of doing good

The reality of the scale of slavery today can feel overwhelming. But there are practical and effective things we can do as consumers, employees and citizens.
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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.
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God so desperately wanted to be close to us that He sent His beloved Son to be born as a human baby, to live among us and to give Himself as a willing sacrifice. There’s only one thing left to do, and it depends on you and me.
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You don’t need to be a clone

Jesus prayed that His followers would “be one”, but His vision of unity is not about suppressing your talents and personality. No, He wants to see you achieve your unique potential.
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From bad, to worse . . . to better?

Feeling defeated by 2020 yet? The state of the world is leaving people depressed and hopeless. Is there a way out?
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We’re living in a selfish world and when kids won’t share their toys it shows that the problem is fairly universal. Welcome to the challenge of teaching humility and generosity to your children and, hopefully, helping them to grow into happy and well-adjusted adults.
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Lessons from a mum’s group

Not a mum? You might be surprised how much you can learn from the trials of first-time mothers.
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16 Quick ways to DIY your health

Hidden away in your pantry might reside the solution to a persistent itch, grumble or ouch. Here are 16 of those remedies—and how you can use them.
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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.
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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?
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Considering Oxford mathematician and philosopher John Lennox’s new book, Where is God in a Coronavirus World?
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31 Days of Christmas

Nathan Brown’s Advent accompanies the reader on an unexpectedly deep yet accessible journey into the Christmas story.
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The Café church

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.