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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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The love of family

Sometimes it takes hard times for us to realise just how vital our families are.

Faith: an overlooked tool in substance abuse prevention and recovery

Are today’s young binge drinkers rejecting an evidence-based treatment?

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.

God’s amazing gift

The gift of the French language changed my life, but it’s just a tiny glimpse of the transformation offered by God’s gift of eternity.

Will you be my neighbour?

Struggling to understand the refugee experience? You may catch a glimpse if you move to a new country for work or family reasons.

Remembering the Earth landing

Reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Bruce Manners observes that in the big picture—of the universe—Earth is insignificant. But not to God.

The Bidura effect

Book review: A young social worker is confronted by the human heartbreak caused by Australia's Indigenous affairs policies

Right place, right time

Believing in God only becomes real when it affects the way you live

The mystery of faith

Will all our questions ever be answered? Or is it best that some things remain unknowable?

Consoling faith

Critics sometimes deride religious faith as a crutch for the weak. They may have a point, but there’s more to the story.

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.

The ultimate cave rescue

The whole world watched as 13 lives hung in the balance, trapped in a Thai cave. But the world itself is also awaiting rescue.