A Christian Perspective on the World Today

October 2018

October crossword and sudoku solutions

Crossword Sudoku—Medium Sudoku—Hard

When your brain chokes

How to compose yourself in the heat of the moment

How to give your money away—and make it count

Australia and New Zealand are consistently ranked amongst the most generous nations in the world, but charities and the world around them are moving quickly. Braden Blyde explores the best ways to change lives overseas in an ever-changing world.

Selfies, scalpels & soul surgery

These days, just about anyone can Photoshop their selfies to perfection. But that's no solution for the ugliness of self-loathing.

Dodging debt

Loans look so quick and easy—they get us what we want, now! But then there's the debt trap . . .

Another look at the Darwin Awards

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

Finding the pieces of us

Book Review: "The Space Between The Stars", by Anne Corlett (2017)

We moved to an Indian slum

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

7 ways to help the poor

Overwhelmed by the scale and complexity of poverty around the world? Here are some simple tips to get you started on the road to generosity.

Sober doesn’t have to mean boring

The popularity of non-alcoholic drinks is on the rise and they're tasting better than ever

The Sabbath community

The ancient practices of Sabbath observance offer the opportunity to build deeper relationships that are more healing and ask more of us.

Foods to boost your brain power

When it comes to feeling great, a wholefood plant-based diet comes out on top. To keep your memory sharp, give these 10 brain foods a try.