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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

April2020

Community, connection, church

As levels of loneliness climb to epidemic levels, is it time to take a second look at an ancient institution?

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?

The power of the cross

It’s the most recognisable symbol on earth and yet one early Christian leader admitted that following the crucified Jesus makes no sense—except for what happened next.

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.

Fighting FOMO

You’ll never keep up. You’ll never have enough. You’ll never be enough. It’s time to opt out of the relentless cycle of more, more, more.

April 2020 crossword and sudoku

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Snacking: The modern habit that could be putting your health and...

Heading for the pantry? You might want to wait a moment...

How the world could end… and how it will

Is life on our planet doomed? Will history come to an end? Science suggests it could well happen.

Meat the alternative

What exactly are meat alternatives? Are they better for the planet? Are they really better for me?

Grief: some commonsense answers

We all experience grief and loss, but somehow there’s confusion about the “right way” to grieve. Let’s get some facts straight and note some useful and practical tips.

Investing in nonviolence

Amid war-torn Afghanistan, an Australian writer discovers a dedicated group of young people who want to fight back . . . with peace.