Christmas is full of feasts. People gathering together in joy and laughter. It is an imagery of God’s restoration and the redemptive work of the Gospel. Clare Steele, CEO of Compassion Australia shares her thoughts about Christmas.
When Jesus looks at people, He doesn’t just see flesh and blood. He doesn’t see black faces, white faces, red faces, yellow faces. He sees people who are scattered without direction in their life.
In late September, Open Doors’ founder, Brother Andrew, passed away aged 94. His legacy of smuggling Bibles into forbidden places lives on, and you can be part of it this Christmas.
We all like a good celebration – a reason to rejoice – especially when it is something to do with us that is being celebrated!
Is there a secret to raising responsible children? Good connections, learning what true happiness is, and cultivating an environment of gratitude and purpose may help families overcome many of the challenges they face today.
During the course of our life, we encounter stress. Some in high levels, and some in low. Emails, global linking, social media… it seems that over-night everything has impacted our modern life, creating overwhelming deadlines, frustrations, and demands.
Have you ever felt invisible? If it’s especially bad, people don’t notice you at all, if a softer version, they sort of see you, but have placed you in an inaccurate and limiting box.
How can we prepare ourselves well to have healthy conservations around our concerns with others?
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.
There are many people who know that there are issues from their past that are profoundly holding them back in their lives.
You can’t love on your own. Any attempt to love on your own isn’t an expression of love but of its opposite: self-centredness. To love, you need community.
One of the greatest challenges older people face is coping with loneliness. Who would be glad to receive a visit from you today?
God has a plan for each of our lives so that they will be productive and fruitful. He wants us to be successful in everything He calls us to do.
Testimonies of faith from Christians who lived for more than 100 years.
Are you in danger of quiet quitting your faith? Jesus speaks of quiet-quitting the Christian life as those who bear no fruit because of the cares of the world.
What is the role of wealth creation in transforming our world? We know that Jesus said this is one of the things at the heart of what it means to be a Christian. We have to have our financial priorities in place. But how do we actually go about creating wealth?
Whether we love our job or hate going to work, everyday depends a lot on who WE are and what WE bring to the work environment.
Prayer is far more powerful than we often remember. Through prayer, the Church is strengthened, and people find healing and discover purpose.
The unemployment rate in Australia is at a record low. So, is now a good time to look into what opportunities exist for Christians?
We live in a constantly connected world. It’s not a bad thing necessarily, but I think we have lost the art of being still.
It’s an honour to do life with God- your weekly encouragement from our Vision Chappies.
There are many people who try to get rid of the Cross, and in many different ways. But not all of them are atheists.
It is hard to find a person who hasn’t heard Amazing Grace. The well-known tune has been played at countless services worldwide, with many cover versions created and performed.
Stars Go Dim was originally formed in 2007 by Christian pop musician and composer Chris Cleveland. After years at the head of a secular band, Chris earned success in the Christian genre with his self-titled first album.
“It’s important for Christians to clearly define what they believe in as efforts to redefine sexuality arise.”