We need the past in order to plot the future and make sense of the present. In our current cultural context however, there are great efforts being made by those who wish to erase the parts of the past with which they take issue.
One of the greatest challenges older people face is coping with loneliness. Who would be glad to receive a visit from you today?
As a Christian, there is a vicarious aspect to the life of all believers, where scripture tells us that Christ lives in us, and we lived in him when he suffered on the cross – taking our shame, weakness and failure, but emerging the victor in the long game. And it’s a victory won for all of us, should we choose to accept it.
Missouri’s new rule to shield minors from inappropriate content.
It’s that time of the year again to prepare, pack and send more gift-filled shoeboxes to children in developing countries who have very little.
Abu’s method to live out Christ’s love on the football field in Zanzibar, Tanzania, is simple: ‘pray, play and say.
Kerrie Atherton has faced more than her fair share of physical and emotional trauma. But her faith in God has helped her to heal, and she’s now helping others going through similar challenges.
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.
Courts could decide which staff are Christians.
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.
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.
Did you know that 4 out of 5 weddings today are performed by civil celebrants? In most Western nations, marriages have been traditionally performed in a church by a Christian minister or a priest. But preferences are changing. Our population has become more diverse, and one of the biggest changes is the number of people having secular weddings.
Why is it that sometimes peacemaking feels like climbing Everest, and other times it almost flows without thought?
Toby McKeehan, best known by his stage name TobyMac, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer who specialises in contemporary Christian music. Toby began his career when he was just a teenager with the band DC Talk, and was with them for 13 years before launching his solo career. After many years as a [...]
The transformation of Youssef’s life was a testimony to those around him and opened the door for his wife to accept Christ as her Saviour.
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?
We all want to be approachable as parents, but it may be difficult to maintain composure when our kids come home to tell us they have their first boyfriend or girlfriend.
When it comes to our kids, mobile phones can be both a great blessing and a bit of a curse. Schools are just beginning to outlaw them, but not everyone agrees with the decision.
The Twin Rivers Centre was formed in 1992 out of the heart of people with a desire to help their local community. From there it has grown into an amazing facility that offers hope, purpose and direction through incredible programs and services.
When things don’t go as planned and unexpected problems come up, it can be hard to deal with. It’s normal to feel worried, confused, and scared. That’s where organisations like Pregnancy Help Australia can help.
Can you imagine being surrounded by the freshest produce, in the best kitchen but not knowing how to prepare a meal? For many Christians, that’s exactly what reading the Bible feels like. We just don’t know how to utilise it effectively.
The upcoming Men’s Leadership Summit is about encouraging men in the battle of life, and teaching them to ‘go for gold’ for their families and children.
Do you feel trapped in a job that no longer fulfils you? The pressures of managing parenthood and family life in addition to working can leave many of us feeling overwhelmed.
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.
Going on holidays with family can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of work. One of the best things you can do is plan ahead.