By: Michael McQueen
Any experienced surfer knows how important it is to keep one eye fixed on the horizon. While a wave is still forming a long way off, that is the time to start paddling, to get into position and get ready. Leave it too long or fail to move at all, and you’ll be wiped out as the wave crashes you. Continue reading “5 Megatrends That Will Dominate the next Decade”
By: Akos Balogh
Australian Rugby star Israel Folau has found himself in hot water. As an outspoken Christian, he put up a post on Instagram showing us how God’s plan for our lives is often different to our plans. Someone then posted a comment, asking the question: ‘What was God’s plan for gay people?’. To which Folau replied: ‘HELL…unless they repent and turn to God’. Continue reading “5 Reflections From the Israel Folau Media Storm”
By: Clare Bruce
It brought celebrity TV host James Corden to tears, and made singer Christina Perri tweet that her ‘heart is full’. The viral video that has people damp-eyed around the world is a ‘carpool karaoke’ style lip sync video, created for World Down Syndrome Day (March 21). Continue reading “The Viral Video Making Kids with Down Syndrome Famous (and Their Mums!)”
By: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House
The hashtag #metoo has become a social media phenomenon, giving thousands upon thousands of women the courage to reveal their experience of sexual harassment in the workplace. Continue reading “Metoo: A Hashtag Giving Women the Courage to Tell Their Story”
By: Michael McQueen
Amidst all the recent talk about driverless cars, it’s easy to have missed the fact that less dramatic but equally disruptive changes are afoot in the transportation and mobility sector. Continue reading “Why Your next Petrol Car Will Likely Be Your Last”
By: Clare Bruce | Hope 1032
Just 10 minutes’ drive from the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, where the recent terrors took place, around 2000 people meet every week in the community of Summerlin to worship God. Continue reading “The Church in Las Vegas: Shining a Light in the Midst of Terror”
Mental health issues affect everyone. Whether or not you yourself are experiencing mental illness there is always someone around you who is.
The World Mental Health Day website says that 1 in 5 Aussies are affected by it. As a community it’s important that we look out for each other, start conversations and support one another. Continue reading “10 Tips for Looking After Your Mental Health”
Author: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House.
Heterosexual marriage has been a building block of society for thousands of years.
Ancient history tells us that while same sex relationships have been evident in many civilisations, including Greek and Roman cultures, there was never a question of calling such relationships marriage. Continue reading “The Marriage Debate: Why History, Society and Religion Regard it as Heterosexual”
Author: Movies Change People
Dads – got to love them! And with Father’s Day coming up, the team from Movies Change People are highlighting some of their favourite “movie dads”.
These dads have had us in stitches, made us cry, and taught us some valuable lessons about fatherhood.
Continue reading “5 of The Best ‘Movie Dads’ Moments”