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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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The power of doing good

The reality of the scale of slavery today can feel overwhelming. But there are practical and effective things we can do as consumers, employees and citizens.

Potato Sticks, Panic & Providence

COVID-19 kicked off my stress-eating habit. Here’s how I beat it.

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.

5 Reasons the world needs a wake-up on religious persecution

In various parts of the globe, believers face the daily threat of death. Here are some of the conflicts that don’t always make the news.

Cold concrete

Sleeping on the streets gave me a tiny insight into the soul-destroying reality of homelessness.

The National School Chaplaincy Program

An Australian government initiative for chaplains in schools is highly controversial. What are the pros and cons?

We moved to an Indian slum

How living among the poor alerted one Aussie family to the urgency of a global issue.

Worth Dying For?

Christians are amongst the most persecuted people on the planet. Why would anyone practice faith under threat of death? James Standish explores the question.

Where evil began

Clifford Goldstein explores that age-old question of why God created humans with the capacity to do evil things.

Good news for modern parents

Confused and worried about how to raise your kids right? Harriet Connor discovers a surprising ancient source of wisdom for today’s parenting dilemmas.

Muddy, crowded and desperate . . . but never hopeless

About one million Rohingya have fled Myanmar and are seeking sanctuary in Bangladesh. Aid worker Britt Celine Oldebraten discovered that, while the scale of the crisis is hard to grasp, the stories of individual refugees are all too real.

Thank God for Atheists?

Christianity may have more to thank atheists for than expected.