By: Anne Rinaudo
China’s government last week issued a ban on internet sales of the Bible. Beijing also issued its first white paper on religious freedom in 21 years. There is a long-standing rule that the Bible cannot be sold publicly or on the internet in China but oversight of this rule has been allowed to slide over the years. Continue reading “Ban on Bible Sales in China to be Reinforced”
By: Dr Justin Coulson
“If you do what I ask you to, you’ll get a gold star on the reward chart.”
“No treats until you’ve done your job.”
“We’re not going to the park if you won’t do what you’re told!” Continue reading “Channelling the Inner Batman”
By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez
We all have problems! No one who breathes on this earth is exempt from them. So, what is the right way to solve your problems if you are a follower of Jesus? Continue reading “The Right Way to Solve Your Problems”
By: Sam Chan
So … the Australian cricket team has been caught cheating. Tampering with the ball – with yellow (what were you thinking?) sandpaper – so that the ball swings in the air, making it unplayable for the South African batsmen. Continue reading “Australian Cricket – All Balls but No Brain – What Were You Thinking?”
By: Jennie Scott
Tears streamed down my child’s face, the frustration apparent.
The frustration was clear, but the real issue wasn’t. I couldn’t get to the root of the matter. Was it exhaustion? A misunderstanding? Did something happen at school? What was really going on?
I never figured it out. My questioning and probing did no good with the child sprawled across my bed, so I couldn’t make sense of it.
Which basically summarises being a parent. Continue reading “To the Parent Without the Right Answers”
By: Susan Graham Mathis
Ah . . . this will be a breeze.
Since our kids are grown and out of the house, Dale and I thought many of the issues of blending families wouldn’t affect our second marriage. We also assumed that as adults, our kids wouldn’t be affected by our decision to tie the knot. Yeah, right! Continue reading “Navigating Midlife Remarriage”
By: Susan Joy
Here’s a healthy snack that will spoil you for taste and sustain you. Macadamia nuts provide a creamy base to this smoothie, I’ve also used maca powder to add a malt/butterscotch flavour. Maca is packed with nutrients and known for increasing stamina and endurance. Continue reading “Salted Caramel Smoothie”
By: Duncan Robinson
Have you ever started something, that was a something you were called to do and met resistance?
Perhaps you are doing something now, that hasn’t happened as easily as you would hope, but you are convinced that God is moving in it. Continue reading “Blood, Sweat and Tears”
By: Anne Rinaudo
The National Geographic Magazine is laying bare their record of misunderstanding race. The iconic magazine has commissioned an unflinching special report into its representations of race over the years. Continue reading “Recognising and Changing Race Stereotyping”