By: Tania Harris | God Conversations
Have you noticed that God does a lot of talking at Christmas time? The first God-conversation with Mary was the one that started it all (Luke 1:26-33).
But then God spoke a second time – to Joseph (Matthew 1:18-21), then a third time to the wise men (Matthew 2:12) and a fourth (Matthew 2:19-21) and fifth time to Joseph (Matthew 2:22). He also spoke to Elizabeth, Anna and Simeon. God speaks repeatedly throughout the Christmas story. Continue reading “The God Conversations of Christmas: What If Joseph Had Dismissed His Dream as Just the Spicy Pizza?””
By: Kim Wilkinson
We are living in a world where tragic events fill our TV screens, relationships are breaking down, and patience is in short supply. What we could all use is a little kindness right about now. Continue reading “12 Days of Christmas Kindness”
By: Bec Oates
This Christmas as you hustle and bustle about, shopping, baking and carolling I’m pretty sure I know what question is rattling around in your head, on the tip of your tongue, just busting to be voiced… was Jesus born with poo on his face? Continue reading “Jesus Is Not Fluffy”
By: Kim Wilkinson
Christmas is a time of year to celebrate, and be grateful. It’s a time to think upon the year that has been, and the one that is yet to come.
More often than not, we end up filling our days in crowded car parks and shopping centres, working long hours on end of year projects, and overbooking our social calendars in an attempt to find some enjoyment amongst the chaos. Continue reading “7 Tips to Help You Have a Stress-Free Christmas”
By: Rachel Doherty | Tweens 2 Teen
Schoolies Week has become a rite of passage in Australia for kids leaving high school. But the stories of alcohol, drugs, fights and crazy stunts worries many parents. Getting the attitude of teenagers right before they go can help to keep them safe. Continue reading “How to Get Your Kids Ready for Schoolies Week”
By: Sheridan Voysey
When was the last time you had a truly special meal where you left the table changed, uplifted, fulfilled? You came burdened but left lighter (at least emotionally). Your soul was filled, not just your stomach. Continue reading “In a Fast Food World, Are We Losing the Art of Sacred Meals?”