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Firefighters Battle Fire in Royal National Park

Firefighters are battling several serious bushfires in NSW, with one threatening homes in the NSW Southern Tablelands, and the other forcing the closure of the Royal National Park in Sydney’s south.

Firefighters Battle Fire in Royal National Park

Firefighters are battling several serious bushfires in NSW, with one threatening homes in the NSW Southern Tablelands, and the other forcing the closure of the Royal National Park in Sydney’s south.

Aussie Cyclist Pulls Off Tour Down Under Heist

Top Australian cycling team Mitchelton-Scott have pulled off an outstanding Tour Down Under heist, with Daryl Impey about to claim the overall title.

Bourke Street Tragedy Remembered

Today marks one year since the Bourke street tragedy.

Church Cancellations Amid Cholera Epidemic

Church services in the capital of Zambia have been cancelled while the African nation fights an epidemic of cholera.

National

Firefighters Battle Fire in Royal National Park

Firefighters are battling several serious bushfires in NSW, with one threatening homes in the NSW Southern Tablelands, and the other forcing the closure of the Royal National Park in Sydney’s south.

Bourke Street Tragedy Remembered

Today marks one year since the Bourke street tragedy.

Top Swimmers Campaign for Water Safety

Some of the nation’s top swimmers will be participating in a campaign which encourages Australians to celebrate their love of the water.

Poor Air Quality Forecast for Sydney

Air quality is expected to be poor across Sydney this weekend, particularly for residents out west.

Vulnerable Targeted by Con Artists

The elderly and people with little or no English are being targeted by a growing number of travelling con artists and dodgy tradies.

International

US Government Out of Funds

The US federal government has officially run out of funding at midnight on Saturday, after the Senate failed to pass a short-term spending bill to avert a shutdown.

NZ PM Expecting First Child

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is pregnant, but reluctant to be called a trailblazer, saying she’s going to be far from the first woman to balance work and children.

Car Ploughs Through Revellers in Rio

A speeding car has ploughed through evening revellers on a crowded footpath along Rio’s famed Copacabana beach in an apparent accident, killing an eight- month old baby and injuring 15 people.

Wild Weather Causes Chaos in EU

Three people have died in the Netherlands and one man was killed in Germany as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

No Alcohol Sales to Women in Sri Lanka

A ban on selling alcohol to women will remain in place in Sri Lanka, after the finance minister reversed his earlier decision to lift the ban.

Faith

Church Cancellations Amid Cholera Epidemic

Church services in the capital of Zambia have been cancelled while the African nation fights an epidemic of cholera.

Luis Palau Diagnosed with Cancer

Iconic evangelist Luis Palau has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer after returning home from a ministry trip to the UK in November.

Mobile App Aimed at Christians

A mobile technology company has developed a mobile phone app aimed at Christians.

President Trump to Speak at Pro-Life Event

President Donald Trump has announced that he will speak at the 45th annual March for Life later today – making him the first President to do so.

Faith-Based Education Pricey in Australia

Parents who want to put their children through a faith-based education are in for an expensive bill.

Sport

Aussie Cyclist Pulls Off Tour Down Under Heist

Top Australian cycling team Mitchelton-Scott have pulled off an outstanding Tour Down Under heist, with Daryl Impey about to claim the overall title.

Cycling Boss Wants Armstrong to Stay Away

New world cycling boss David Lappartient wants Lance Armstrong to stay away from the sport completely, saying he does not trust him.

Bit of a Struggle for Melbourne Victory

In the A-League Melbourne Victory head coach believes his team could have scored more goals in their match against the Wanderers.

England Happy With ODI Result

Joe Root is happy the shoe is on the other foot but says any talk that Australia are now playing catch-up in 50-over cricket is off the mark.

Porte’s Health Biggest Obstacle in Tour

Richie Porte’s own health could be the biggest obstacle to his Tour Down Under title defence.

20Twenty

North Korea Remains On Top of Watch List

The Open Doors World Watch List has been revealed for another year, ranking the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted the most. Two hundred and fifteen million Christians have been identified as being impacted by persecution around the world. North Korea remains at number one on the list, where it has been for more …Read More

Workship – Kara Martin

How to Use Your Work to Worship God Our work, business, or career might actually be something intended by God. Kara Martin thinks so and she’s written a book about it ‘Workship, how to use your work to worship God’. In fact, the book was so good, it was shortlisted in the 2017 Australian Christian …Read More

2017 – ‘How Good Was That?’ Bill Muehlenberg

‘He surprised me. He’s done well!’ Praise for Donald Trump. But not for North Korea, same sex marriage, euthanasia, and more terror attacks – just a few standouts from a plethora of 2017 events. This from Christian cultural commentator Bill Muehlenberg who regularly connects faith to these issues and has made his call on whether …Read More

Marriage Vote

Margaret Court Shuns Aussie Open

Tennis legend Margaret Court has turned her back on the Australian Open this year and will go crabbing instead.

First Legal Same-Sex Marriages in January

Australia’s first legal same-sex marriages will go ahead in January after a marathon session of parliament passed laws.

It’s ‘Yes’ to Same Sex Marriage

Australians have given same-sex marriage their approval with a 61.6 percent

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