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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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Coronavirus, God and the problem of pain

Considering Oxford mathematician and philosopher John Lennox’s new book, Where is God in a Coronavirus World?

31 Days of Christmas

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The long, harrowing, bloody history of persecution of Christians

A new book chronicles two millennia of hostility towards Christianity.

Not a perfect story

Anna McGahan’s Metanoia is an unflinchingly honest memoir of her journey in the arts, femininity and transforming faith.

You are owned . . . and that’s not a bad...

The trajectory of the Toy Story franchise tells us something about the direction of our culture’s soul.

Taylor Swift and the Messianic countdown

If you love sifting through cryptic clues, why not check out the world’s longest-running and most vitally important treasure hunt?