By: Clare Bruce
In nations like Australia, money is spent and programs are launched to try and close the gender gap in male-dominated industries, like science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Continue reading “The More Empowered Women are, the Less Likely they’ll Work in Science & Tech”
By: Jennie Scott
Grief has swept my nation, and my own heart is still tender.
Weeks ago, a teenager not much older than the students I taught massacred 17 people by shooting them in cold blood.
Then he got a snack at McDonald’s. Continue reading “Why Jesus Isn’t the Solution to School Shootings”
By: Sheridan Voysey
A college dropout farm boy from North Carolina finds faith, starts to preach, begins travelling the world, meets dictators, becomes a confidante to presidents, becomes a media entrepreneur, catalyses dozens of global ministries, and ends his days as the most influential and best-loved evangelist in history.
Such is the Billy Graham story. Continue reading “Eight Lessons to Learn From the Life of Billy Graham (1918-2018)”
By: Clare Bruce
In his 99 years on earth, Billy Graham touched the lives of millions, helped shape evangelical Christian culture, and at the height of his popularity, even lowered crime rates in cities including Sydney and Melbourne. Continue reading “Farewell, Billy Graham – Fiery US Gospel Preacher who Put Brakes on Australia’s Crime Rates”
By: Stephen O’Doherty
The latest funding disclosures by political parties show gambling industry donations of more than $1.5m in 2016-2017. However Tim Costello, Director of The Alliance for Gambling Reform, says that represents only the donations required to be disclosed. He says the true figure is much bigger. Continue reading “Should the Gambling Industry be Allowed to Donate to Political Parties?”
By: Katrina Roe
Although it was ten years ago, Ian Hamm can remember the exact moment of the apology to the Stolen Generations. Continue reading “10 Years After The Stolen Generation Apology: “It Makes me Cry Even Now””
By Kim Wilkinson
We live in a world of mass media, big ideas, cultural change and global pain. Continue reading “It’s Time to Realise that Small is the New Big”
By: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House
A Kiribati man living in Australia has provided one of the first accounts of a ferry tragedy in Kiribati which is believed to have taken up to 80 lives including students on their way to start the school year. Continue reading “They Slipped Away In The Night – Tragedy at Sea for Kiribati Students”
By Tim Reid | Open Doors
Following Jesus is a pretty comfortable option in Australia—but for over 215 million Christians around the world (that’s one in every 12 believers), it now means high levels of persecution. Continue reading “North Korea, Egypt and Pakistan All Have a Problem—and it’s Affecting Millions”
By Hope 103.2
After the tragic death by suicide of 14-year-old Northern Territory girl Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett, Kids Helpline has reminded Australians to keep an eye out for signs of bullying. Continue reading “After Amy’s Death: How to Spot The Signs of a Child Being Bullied – and Help Them”