A Christian Perspective on the World Today


Brave enough to listen

Yes, it’s uncomfortable to think about domestic violence, let alone confront it. But the alternative is unthinkable.

Secrets of highly successful marriages

Want a happy marriage? Trafford Fischer looks at research that reveals the characteristics husbands and wives value most.

Pandemic of pain

Around the world women and girls are targeted by traffickers and suffer at the hands of their husbands and partners. But Ashley Steele and Pudens Isobel have seen strategies at work that are turning back the tide of abuse.

Beyond size

Suvi Mahonen says she struggles with her body image, but she learned an important lesson from her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter.

Mrs Luther and her sisters

The roles women played in the Reformation are highlighted in a new book by popular historian Derek Wilson.

Katharina Luther: Strong, decided, enterprising

Carole Cusack, professor of Religious Studies at Sydney University, outlines key events in the life of Katharina von Bora, Martin Luther’s wife.

Women in Christianity

Every month, Lyle Southwell delves into the Bible to answer some of life and Christianity’s deeper questions. Suggest a topic at [email protected]

Shauna Ryan

“A strong woman is one who’s aware and confident . . .”

Should women be silent in church?

Why does the Bible say that women should be silent when in church?

Christmas: time of despair or symbol of hope?

Sex, violence and suicide. Why you should think about these topics this Christmas.

Let’s Talk About Sex

The new alternative gaining momentum in our highly-sexualised society.

Understanding Breast Cancer

October is recognised in many parts of the world as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Melody Tan shares some facts about this disease.