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God’s plans for us can sometimes stem from tragedy. John Flynn was prompted to start the Royal Flying Doctor Service after hearing about stockman Jimmy Darcy’s tragic death in a cattle stampede in 1917 in a remote part of Western Australia.
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.
Many of us have trouble controlling our use of social media. On our phones, something new always appears and demands our attention. When we get alerts about almost everything that’s going on in the world, it can become extremely distracting.
Christian views on gender, marriage and sexuality are increasingly seen as extreme. As a result, Christianity itself is increasingly marginalized.
Do you think our world is bad today? Do you think we’re in trouble? Do you think we’re facing turmoil? Some might say we’re a walk in the park compared to first century Rome! The family was breaking down, the social structure was disintegrating and basic moral values were drifting by the wayside.
With every technological increase here on earth, we’re getting more chances to go further back in time. It’s a simple equation: The more technology improves the “earlier” we can see.
Even if you’re not a Christian, you should be proud of the impact that Jesus has had on our country. He’s still the most successful leader in history.
6 February 2022 marked the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s Accession, becoming Queen Regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries, as well as the Head of the Commonwealth. What can we learn about leadership from the longest reigning British monarch?
When we talk about caring by sharing, we often think about sharing what we have — belongings, time, joy. But what about sharing the Gospel? Do you consider that an act of care? Vision’s technician shares his best Christmases in India.
There was good food, there were presents. But these didn’t satisfy Barbara growing up without Christ. Then she received the greatest gift of all.
Cerebrating CHRISTmas: Hope — a Poem for Advent Sunday
Celebrating CHRISTmas series. Waiting is hard. Waiting in silence even harder! But when hope is birthed, everything changes.
Our society has bred consumers and addicts. We want more. More materialism, more money, more status, more likes and followers on social media, more knowledge. We also fill up our schedules. We are on a fruitless mission to fill the gaping hole in the heart. This ‘more’ pandemic has been plaguing us for a while.
Maintain Justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed. Isaiah 56:1 No person, city or nation is ever beyond salvation. Imagine young men of the most depraved and abandoned character living in a Tasmanian convict hell-hole encountering God’s truth and having their hearts [...]
I have gone on numerous honeymoons with Jesus. Yet it is lonely. Kristine Lee laments about her searing singlehood but falls in love with Jesus again.
A reflection on Psalm 139 by Sheridan Voysey. He knows you. He knows every detail and nanosecond of your existence—every atom, molecule, skin cell, and ligament; every hope, dream, interest, and achievement; every strength, weakness, gladness, and grief. He knows you intimately, through and through. He knows every movement you will make today—every action, step, and pause [...]
In Australia ... we’re uniquely prone to natural disasters. Whether they be Bushfires, devastating floods or cyclones, many Australians live in the firing line of powerful forces that can change, or end lives within moments. Many Christians have questions about God’s role in these disasters. And Atheists, arguing against our faith, often ask us ‘How [...]
‘Far more important than what we bring to Scripture is what God does to us through Scripture,’ says author and academic Dr David Starling. In his new book, he makes the case that to read Scripture well, you need to engage both your head and your heart. Dr Starling doesn't believe that any method or [...]
"For evil to succeed, all it needs is for good men to do nothing." – Sir Edmund Burke Increasingly our culture is being pushed to accept all ideas and lifestyles as valid. However, absolute truth is an inconvenient hurdle for “the new moral code” of self-fulfilment. New international research shows the heart of the problem. In their [...]
Carl Butler from Fan the Flame Ministries has traveled far and wide. He's been to more than 40 countries over the past 25 years. Carl’s eager to see men and women saved and healed, freed and filled with the Holy Ghost, churches impacting their communities and God being glorified. On his most recent ventures he's [...]
The winner of this year’s Australian Christian book of the year is author Jane Dowling who has written a first-hand account of her own personal experience as an abused child only to be sexually abused again by a priest. The book ‘Child Arise!' has been described as a gentle reflection and a handbook for survivors [...]
Graham Preston is no stranger to persecution. Graham’s renowned for his zeal to save the lives of Australia’s unborn. And he’s paid a very high price, having served six prison sentences for his efforts. He appeared on 20Twenty with host Neil Johnson, shortly after three pro-life advocates, including himself, were found guilty for breaching Tasmania’s [...]
E.A Mullen, Guest Writer. The Spiritual Condition in Australia The gap between traditional churches and the community is widening. How can we bridge it? Falling church attendance. The rejection of traditional religion and the embrace of new age spirituality. The demonisation of Christianity by mainstream media leading to a general mistrust of churches. These are common [...]