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Finding the pieces of us

Book Review: "The Space Between The Stars", by Anne Corlett (2017)

The Pact packs a punch

What does it take to turn an out-of-control kid into a disciplined fighting machine?

Public Fame Private Shame

Should we judge public figures by their private behaviour? What does this dissection of other's misdemeanours reveal about the darkness in our own hearts?

Not like the movies . . .

The second coming of Christ as outlined in the Bible is a reality that you won’t miss, as Bjorn Karlman explains.

Mr Eternity: The story of Arthur Stace

Between the 1930s to 1960s, the word eternity was written in chalk around Sydney. The mysterious figure resonsible was Arthur Stace—But who was the real Mr Eternity?

Obsession about Possessions

Consumerism threatens to destroy us and our world, warns Brendan Pratt. Here’s what we can do about it.

Godless nation?

More Aussies than ever say they’re not religious, but the evidence doesn’t show they’re hardcore atheists either, says Bruce Manners.

The view from the cross

Charles Mills reflects on what—and who—Jesus saw as He hung crucified between heaven and earth.

Passover: Why is this night different?

It’s no accident that Christian Easter and Jewish Passover occur around the same time every year. These ancient festivals are inextricably linked, explains Bob Mendelsohn, and perhaps even in ways that most Jews and Christians don’t understand.

Hard luck

While regulators ignore appeals from the grassroots, the gambling industry continues to gobble up profits. All just harmless fun? Don’t bet on it.

Jesus the Gift

Bjorn Karlman reflects on Jesus’ descent from heaven to earth to live and die among us, from the point of view of the father of a two-year-old.

Grief at Christmas

Victor Parachin provides a roadmap for navigating the festive season after the loss of a loved one.