“I wanted to be an astronaut. I felt a clear calling from God.”
God puts us in families and if we make that a priority, we will be greatly enriched, and our families strengthened.
New Zealand, England and Hong Kong are just some of the destinations that Tony and Narelle Davenport have experienced together as a couple. From international news reporter to news producer on the Gold Coast, Tony and Narelle have lived quite an adventurous life.
If you’re married, we’re sure you’d agree. Marriage can be both beautiful and difficult.
Father’s Day is a special time of the year to think about and celebrate the important men in our lives. For many Christians, it’s an opportunity to not only honour dad, but also express appreciation for the manly male role models God has placed in our lives.
Those tasked with the important job of parenting Generation Alpha are likely to be those of Generations X and Y. While most Baby Boomers were shaped in households where fewer mums worked outside the home, today the majority of parents are two-income earning.
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?
“Agreement with library is testimony to the power of mums and dads gathering in prayer.”
“America was sort of the land of opportunity, but we were living hand to mouth.”
“All of our games are built to be incredibly fun, high quality games that reveal God’s truth.”
“I don’t pray for revival. I pray for repentance. We need to repent.”
Phil Edwards, Vision Christian Media’s CEO, shares the exciting news of the launch of Vision Kids Radio, a digital audio channel dedicated to children. Vision Kids Radio will stream 24/7 across all Vision platforms bringing the Good News and Gospel-focused music to every child in a fun-filled way to entertain and educate.
“It’s important Christians get involved to lead these kids to Christ at an early age.”
Vision Kids is excited to have Colin Buchanan as one of the featured artists on the newly launched channel. Colin is Australia’s most successful solo Christian artist. His catchy melodies, fun lyrics based on faith, love, kindness and compassion and upbeat rhythms inspire kids to sing and dance while learning about the Bible.
Janet Evans had heard about “empty nest syndrome“, where parents feel loss, grief and despair when adult children leave home and she did not think she was the sort of person this would happen to.
“The taxpayer-funded libraries are conspiring to prevent thousands of families from using their community reading rooms.”
It’s only once you become a grandparent that you recognise the important role you play in the lives of your grandchildren. A growing number of grandparents believe that the time has come to carve a new path.
“The way I found her. This was God helping us out.”
“Children are life and hope, like seeds to be planted to make a forest grow.”
“This is a spiritual issue and the greatest moral dilemma of our day.”
Belenda-Hope and Bradly donated their pocket money at Visionathon so other kids can enjoy Kids’ Stuff on Vision and the new Vision Kids soon to be launched on the Vision app.
There’s an old saying that says values are not taught, they’re caught. That is never more true than when it comes to our perspective on family.
“Nothing compares to the happiness I have found in my marriage and in starting a family.”
Brett and Kate Ryan say that these are not hard and fast rules though, but they do have an influence over how siblings interact with one another.
Blended families often include challenges that get dumped on the children. On top of what is a messy experience of separation and divorce, children may have to contend with joint custody and separation from their home, family and friends, while being introduced to new ones.