A Christian Perspective on the World Today

Episode 57 - Make sure some paths are dirt

A passion for photography and motorcycle touring took music producer Simon Lister on an unexpected journey.

Episode 56 - Eating Together

Eating together communicates trust and acceptance. It holds families together and turns strangers into friends. Jesus Christ used eating together as the basis for the ritual His followers today call Communion, the Eucharist or the Lord's Supper.

Episode 55 - Elope

When it comes to weddings, it seems there's a move away from the mega-spectacle, with its cast of thousands and crushing financial burden. So is elopement the new runaway trend?

Episode 54 - Paradox

How is it that when the powerless speak, their words have a ring of truth and moral authority? It's the Jesus Paradox.

Episode 53 - Australia and the Bible

Buried deep and sometimes protruding from our cultural landscape at curious angles, the Bible has a unique relationship with contemporary Australia. Meet Meredith Lake, historian and ABC broadcast journalist.

Episode 52 - Fatherhood after separation

How do you maintain that vital connection with kids after separation and divorce? Patrick O'Neill, with his many years of experience in foster care, has some words of wisdom.

Episode 51 - Global Warming

Extreme weather events seem to be happening more often around the globe. Heat and cold records are being broken every year. What is going on, how do we face the future, and is there anything practical we can do?

Episode 50 - Obsessive-compulsive

Plenty of us are control freaks. But there comes a point when not having things exactly organised causes debilitating anxiety. Obsessive-compulsive disorder can destroy lives. But there's hope . . .

Episode 49 - The grand, unified theory . . . of the chair

We talk about chairs in this episode . . . a lot. Take a seat . . .

Episode 48 - Divorce

There's no getting around the fact that divorce is painful, particularly for children. But, says psychologist and daughter of divorced parents Deanna Pitchford, it's also an opportunity to thrive.

Episode 47 - Caribbean Mudcake

It was the best of cakes, it was the worst of cakes. Radio personality and keen amateur baker Monica Gallasch gained some unexpected insights from a recipe that went wrong . . . or did it?

Episode 46 - Mass surveillance

Governments use mass surveillance to protect citizens from terror attacks. But can large databases of private information be abused? Daniel Kuberek joins Kent Kingston to discuss the implications on religious freedom.