A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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All juiced up

Go harder. That’s what gym rats tell themselves before their final rep. But steroid abuse? Really?

Who is my neighbour?

Fear and prejudice are defeated when strangers become friends.

Population panic

Is the fear matched by the facts?

Saying “I do”

A lot of couples are eloping these days. Is it because they don't value marriage, or because they do?

How to fight on Facebook . . . and win

The internet can be a cesspool for strong opinions and aggressive arguments. How can you have a respectful discussion with someone on social media?

The challenge of voluntourism

How to help, rather than hinder, on your next overseas trip

Perfect Storm

Climate change threatens to wipe large swathes of humanity off the map. How do we even make sense of this? And what should we do?

Make sure some paths are dirt

Simon Lister is an avid motorcycle tourer and a keen photographer. But it was only when UNICEF asked for his help that he was faced with the harsh realities of life.

Leaving porn and practising purity

Dancing and movie star dreams led Brittni De La Mora into the porn industry. She tells her story in this Q&A interview.

The Catholic comeback

Two centuries ago, it looked like the age of the popes was over. But that’s not what the Bible predicts, and that’s not what happened.

The National School Chaplaincy Program

An Australian government initiative for chaplains in schools is highly controversial. What are the pros and cons?

Are you being watched?

Your electronic devices are your window to the world. But who's looking back?