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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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The Mum Load

Need to buy new school socks. When do I have to cancel our car insurance by? Make a booking for the after-school activity this week. Are there...
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Brothers, New and Old

When I was 12 years old, I was asked by my church’s pastor to give a talk in front of the whole church. He...
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“Remember When?”

Families and friends share memories all the time: “You’ll never guess”, “How was your day?”, and “Do you remember when?” are rich daily fodder. Sharing...
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In defence of old-school mums

Couples are waiting until later to have children and are having smaller families than ever. Yes, there are good reasons for these decisions, but what are we losing in the process?
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The love of family

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

Pleasure, chocolate and the digital age. Is Western culture hurtling towards a sexual apocalypse?
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How to celebrate Sabbath

Catch a glimpse of how Sabbath observance brings families and communities together
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At home with family

At its best, a church community provides the warmest embrace.
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Saying “I do”

A lot of couples are eloping these days. Is it because they don't value marriage, or because they do?
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Breaking through

A marital breakup is hard on kids—and parents. What can dads do to ensure they continue to be a positive influence?
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Bridging the great divide

Divorce can rip your life apart. But hard experiences— and a few helpful tips—can teach you how to survive and thrive.