A Christian Perspective on the World Today


Investing in nonviolence

Amid war-torn Afghanistan, an Australian writer discovers a dedicated group of young people who want to fight back . . . with peace.

God, please don’t let me die!

In a single moment, Hashim Garrett’s life was changed forever. He now knows anguish, depression and the incredible power of forgiveness.

Peace on Earth?

Being a peacemaker isn't easy; but it's an essential part of being a Christian.

Hygge your life

Melody Tan explains a traditional way of thinking that’s putting energy back into our stressed, Western lives.

War and peace

Where did war come from, and is there any chance of peace ever being victorious?

A step too far

A chance meeting at a church door led to a life-saving conversation.

The Great War . . . 100 Years On

While there is nothing to celebrate about war, Geoff Youlden says the cenotaphs and memorials in most towns testify to its place in our national culture.

Mean World Syndrome

How the media is making us more afraid

Be Fruitful and Multiply

Clifford Goldstein reflects on what last year's world population landmark means to us.


The future is all about knowing, and when you know the future, what do you do with the information? Malcolm Potts gives one clear answer worth heeding.

The Christ of the Crisis

Geoffrey Garne reveals the God who is always with us.

A Nobel Cause

For more than 100 years, Nobel Prizes have been awarded each December 10th-the anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death-for great achievements that benefit mankind. Susan Johnstone relives the life of the man behind the awards.