A Christian Perspective on the World Today

Episode 135 - Do you support slavery?

There's no doubt about it—slavery is wrong. Ask the average person on the street and they'll agree with you. But are we supporting it in other ways, like . . . through our shopping? Or our silence on the issue? In his last Signs of the Times Radio show as host, Kent asks Fuzz Kitto those very questions. Photo credit: Johannes Krupinski

Episode 134 - Follow the light

You may have heard about near-death experiences; where people who are declared deceased remember entering another realm before waking up on earth. It's a highly debated topic. What's the scientific explanation? Or the spiritual one? Photo credit: PxFuel

Episode 133 - Mums need mums

Being a mum can be isolating at the best of times. What mums need is to connect with other women going through similar experiences, which is exactly what the Mums At The Table project enables. And maybe it's not just mums who need connection and support . . .

Episode 132 - Jeffrey Epstein's Justice?

The untimely death of accused serial abuser Jeffery Epstein has caused anguish among those who wanted to see him face a courtroom and be forced to reveal just how far the tentacles of his abuse networks extended. More than ever, we need a God of love and justice.

Episode 131 - What is church?

What comes to mind when you hear the word "church"? An historical artefact or Hillsong? How about a grassroots movement of people making a difference in their local communities? That's what the leader of the Adventist Church in Sydney wants to see. Image: Nina Strehl_Unsplash

Episode 130 - The truth about death

The various beliefs about death and the afterlife seem trivial and irrelevant to many of us. That is, until we encounter the reality of death within our own circle. That's when it suddenly becomes important to get to the truth. Sydney's "Aussie pastor" Lloyd Grolimund says the Bible offers clear answers. Image: Unsplash_Ante Samarzija

Episode 129 - Who can predict the future?

Did clairvoyant Sylvia Browne accurately predict coronavirus 12 years ago? What was the source of Paul the Octopus's uncanny ability to pick World Cup football winners? And how could an ancient Hebrew prophet sketch the outlines of Jesus' biography, centuries before He was born? Image: Unsplash_Jonathan Sebastiao

Episode 128 - The problem with guilt

Guilt has gone out of fashion—in some circles making someone feel guilty is the ultimate social faux pas. It turns out that we're still afflicted by guilt, but many of us don't know how to deal with it in a healthy way. What can ancient biblical traditions teach us about the problem of guilt and the power of forgiveness? Image: Unsplash_Jacqueline Day

Episode 127 - Who's the true Messiah?

The major world religions seem so different from one another, but it turns out that each of them is awaiting the return of a Chosen One who will mark the end of the world's history as we know it. Are they all talking about the same prophetic figure, or not? Image credit: Phovius_Unsplash

Episode 126 - Racing on Empty

If you feel trapped in a cycle of achievement, hurry and meaninglessness, you'll be able to relate to Iona Rossely's story. Even a speed-skiing accident at 160kph was only a part of what it took to get her to slow down and begin to look for what she really wanted. Image: Supplied

Episode 125 - Is 2020 a crisis point?

“Round and round we go.” It can feel like that sometimes, not only in the context of history but also in our personal lives. How many times can the same mistakes be repeated? Is there an end point? Dr Brad Kemp says there is. And it’s not too far away. Image: Unsplash_Griffin Wooldridge

Episode 124 - Lessons from a firstborn baby

Motherhood is about teaching your baby—how to eat, walk and eventually talk. But what can a baby teach you back?