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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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Your ally against debt and poverty: the Church

So many families are struggling financially, drowning in debt with no rescue in sight. Could the solution be as close as the church down the street?

Setting captives free

More than 40 million women, children and men are in slavery today. One man tells the story of how God “nudged” him to take up the fight against injustice.

25 million reasons

How three brothers do their part to effect change.

Not-so-fantastic plastic

The technological marvel of the twentieth century that is synthetic plastic has proven to have knock-on effects that no-one saw coming. Are there any useful solutions on the way?

Of skin and scales

So many of us fear what we don’t understand . . . and who we don’t understand. It seems automatic. Does that mean we might be hardwired for racism, or is it a learned attitude?

Love or hate?

Many white supremacists identify as Christians. What would Jesus have to say about that?

The secret to true romance

If you take your cues from Hollywood, there’s every chance you’ll end up miserable. But there is a better way . . .

Curving it up

Chris Bosse is one of the most respected architects in the world. But it’s the inspiration from nature and its Creator that influences his building designs.

5 Reasons the world needs a wake-up on religious persecution

In various parts of the globe, believers face the daily threat of death. Here are some of the conflicts that don’t always make the news.

Cold concrete

Sleeping on the streets gave me a tiny insight into the soul-destroying reality of homelessness.

Brave enough to listen

Yes, it’s uncomfortable to think about domestic violence, let alone confront it. But the alternative is unthinkable.

Treacherous waters

Yes, Year 12 is hard—for students and parents. But thousands survive, and even thrive, each and every year.