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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

death

When all is not what it seems

Loss, grief and death come to us all. It’s worth knowing in advance the truth about what happens when our loved ones die, and the Bible is surprisingly clear about what comes next.

What’s wrong with voluntary euthanasia?

New Zealand is faced with a historic vote on euthanasia this month, and who knows when other Australian states will follow Victoria’s lead? What do the results of legalisation in other countries tell us about the risks to vulnerable people?

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.

Expectations

Looking forward to Jesus’ coming changes not only our view of the future, but the way we live today.

The Christmas invasion

The season of giving marks a turning point in the great cosmic battle for our planet . . . and our hearts.

The importance of a comma

How could one tiny stroke of punctuation lead to so much confusion about what happens when we die?

How to help the grieving after suicide

Grief is never easy, but losing a loved one to suicide adds extra challenges and requires extra sensitivity from friends and family.

You can recover from the devastation of grief

Grief is a hard journey, but it opens the way to some vital, if surprising, insights.

Population panic

Is the fear matched by the facts?

The Jesus paradox

There’s something deeply compelling in the courage of an apparently powerless person. Understanding this soul-response involves a journey to a hill crowned by a cross.

Another look at the Darwin Awards

Yes, the fittest may survive, but they still make dumb decisions sometimes.

Death isn’t the end

Melissa Howell experienced sorrow at her grandmother’s death, but she knows there’s also reason to rejoice!