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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

Current Current

Vaping: New war, same enemy

How the tobacco industry is making a comeback.

7 Deadly viruses

How Leviticus can help us avoid future pandemics.

Papuan Crisis

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

Civil disobedience: breaking the law for the sake of the poor

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?

Potato Sticks, Panic & Providence

COVID-19 kicked off my stress-eating habit. Here’s how I beat it.

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?