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Preparing for Missions

In 1978, Mercy Ships set out on its goal to help people in need by bringing them hope and healing. Every year, they deploy hospital ships staffed by specialists who donate their time and expertise to help children and adults who may not otherwise have access to life-changing procedures.

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God’s Miracles Keep Machine Gun Preacher Alive

In 1998, Sam Childers made his first trip to Sudan to help rebuild villages destroyed by civil war. After stumbling over the body of a child torn apart by a landmine, Sam made a pledge to God to do whatever he could to help the people of Sudan. He has been a controversial figure as a preacher with a Bible in one hand and a machine gun in the other. Sam rose to fame after Hollywood released the film The Machine Gun Preacher, starring Gerard Butler.

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When Kids Reject our Faith

It’s a tough question, but what should we do when our kids reject our faith? Often what they really want is to explore life on their own terms. But it can be challenging to know how to respond, especially when we see them making choices we don’t agree with.

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Monitoring What We Watch

Does what we watch influence our behavior? Does it change how we interact with the world, and more importantly, how our children interact with it? Kids can be so easily influenced and pick up on things, even if they don’t always understand the meaning and complexity behind it.

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Taxpayer Funds Supporting the Trans Lobby

Taxpayer Funds Supporting the Trans Lobby

The political climate in Australia is one of constant change, and that can make it particularly difficult for Christians to keep up. It is very important to hold our government accountable, especially when it comes to how taxpayer money is spent.

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The Importance of Church for Kids

The Importance of Church for Kids

Should we send our children to a public or independent Christian school? It’s a question many parents wrestle with as they try to find the best fit for their children’s education.

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Dad’s Toolkit

Dad’s Toolkit

It’s a fantastic opportunity to reflect on the value of family, and in particular the role of dads, as Father’s Day approaches. What are your strengths as a parent? Are there some areas you could grow in? How do you begin your journey of becoming the parent God has called you to be?

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Understanding Pastor’s Kids

Free will and expectation often lead to conflicts in Christian homes, particularly in regard to Pastor’s Kids. Often a source of criticism for ministry parents is not upholding the typical roles or parental duties.

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Teaching Kids Responsibility

How can we teach our children to be responsible? It’s never too early for them to start and we should be wary of doing things for them that they can accomplish for themselves.

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Fostering Hope

One shot. We only get one shot in childhood – the crucial formative years for our adulthood. Sadly, it’s not all storybook perfect circumstances. But there is hope, in fostering.

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‘I gave my lunch money to Vision!’ (Lucas TAS)

‘I gave my lunch money to Vision!’ (Lucas TAS)

“Did you see me on Vision? I gave my lunch order money. And you should listen to Vision as well!’’ “I don’t know why I’m crying mummy but my bucket is full and I’m happy!” That was Lucas at school today and here’s how it came about. You may be familiar with the story of [...]

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