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Sidelined by governments, largely ignored by the mainstream media, a slow-motion genocide of Papua’s indigenous peoples is happening on Australia’s doorstep.

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Episode 115 - The Papuan Problem

Some are calling it a 'slow-motion genocide.' And it's happening right on Australia's doorstep. Human rights advocate Elizabeth Kendal explains the history of West Papua ...

Vaping: New war, same enemy

How the tobacco industry is making a comeback.

7 Deadly viruses

How Leviticus can help us avoid future pandemics.

Dare to eat plants like Daniel

Daniel in the Bible went plant-based for 10 days. Can the same diet have benefits today?
What would you be prepared to do for your principles?

In defence of old-school mums

Couples are waiting until later to have children and are having smaller families than ever. Yes, there are good reasons for these decisions, but what are we losing in the process?

A tobacco-free future?

In 2011, the Aotearoa New Zealand government announced the nation would be smoke-free by 2025. So, are Kiwis quitting? Will NZ meet its ambitious goal?
Planet Earth seems wracked by a series of disasters that are increasing in frequency and intensity. Are these the signs of the end of the world that Jesus predicted? And if yes, what are we supposed to do about it?

Faith in tough times

Finding strength, meaning and a positive attitude when disaster strikes.

Not too young to lead

The media is fond of using religious language to describe the actions and appeal of teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg, even calling her a “prophet”. Is she a prophet, biblically speaking? Do genuine prophets exist in the modern age?
When a child is diagnosed with autism, it can be devastating for parents. But there is support available and the possibility of a bright future.

Fatherhood and values

Dads, mums and kids—we all need a clear understanding of what our lives and decisions are based on. What are the values at the foundation of your worldview and your parenting?

Take it outside: 10 great reasons to exercise outdoors

Fresh air, sunshine, trees—what’s not to like about getting fit surrounded by God’s green earth?
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?
While Christos Tsiolkas’ Damascus molests the New Testament in multiple ways, we’re also confronted with some vital truths.

All praise to the King

Elvis Presley’s music lives on and tribute performer Gavin Chatelier is determined that the world not forget the superstar’s gospel tunes or his personal faith.

Investing in nonviolence

Amid war-torn Afghanistan, an Australian writer discovers a dedicated group of young people who want to fight back . . . with peace.