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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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Three Times the World Nearly Ended

It’s AD 66. Following a rebellion in Judea, Roman general Vespasian was tasked by Emperor Nero to put down the revolt. What followed, however,...
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A Leaf-Changing Experience

I have always admired people who know how to take care of plants. I remember that as a young girl, my mum bought me...
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Brothers, New and Old

When I was 12 years old, I was asked by my church’s pastor to give a talk in front of the whole church. He...
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Conflict: It’s Everywhere

I passed the second draft of my short film script along to a friend and fellow filmmaker, looking for his honest feedback. “It’s good”,...
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The Compass That Guides Us Home

Years ago, my friends and I got lost hiking. As we trudged through the bush, every tree appeared eerily similar to the last, causing...
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The Death of Death: Easter and Eternal Life

Ultra-rich Silicon Valley tech magnate Bryan Johnson has been regularly having transfusions of his own son’s blood plasma in an effort to live longer....
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Bible Echoes Through A Broken Stone

A black basalt stone found in the desert of Jordan has an inscription with the earliest known use of the name of Yahweh (one...
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An Ancient Story With A Different Ending

The story was told in ancient times of a God who acted quite out of character when compared with most of the other gods...
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My Heavenly Dad

Thinking about God can be difficult. He is not a one-dimensional being, nor should our understanding of Him be built on a simplistic image...
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Religion is good for you—really?

The “really?” in the title is in recognition that religion doesn’t get good press at times—sometimes deservedly so. Think about the Crusades. Or Martin Luther—a...
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A Bright Day in Brighton

Something strange was happening in Middle Brighton, Victoria. A “cotton city” of 100 white tents had appeared in a 10-acre field, planted with military precision (except...
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Grow Where You Are

Have you ever taken time to notice the wonder of a simple tree? They are actually pretty amazing. Tall, majestic and strong, they provide the earth...