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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

Current Current

Sweet

Pleasure, chocolate and the digital age. Is Western culture hurtling towards a sexual apocalypse?

The debt crisis

Critics say our financial system is broken, but perhaps this is a symptom of how each of us uses money and hints at a much deeper need for healing.

The illusion of connection

Loneliness (n): a feeling of sadness because one has no friends or company. But you are not alone.

The do’s and don’ts of workplace romance

Since so many relationships begin at work, what can we do to keep them as safe and respectful as possible?

The day the music died

Fifty years ago this month, at Woodstock and other counter-cultural rock festivals, the world was promised a revolution of love and peace. But that’s not how it worked out.

Will you be my neighbour?

Struggling to understand the refugee experience? You may catch a glimpse if you move to a new country for work or family reasons.

Stewards of the Upper House

What drives a Christian to become involved in politics? Three stories; three different journeys of how faith is expressed in public service.

Ken Duncan’s bigger picture

Photographer Ken Duncan came to the world’s attention with his spectacular panoramic landscape images. But these days, he’s encouraging people to take a wider view.

Footsteps of a murderer: lessons from the Port Arthur massacre

What brings a person to use a gun to take the lives of many?

Pestilence

Superbugs, viral outbreaks, the steady encroachment of malarial mosquitoes. Is there any hope?

Closing the gap

Is feminism a revenge movement or a long-overdue push for equality?

All juiced up

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