By: Anne Rinaudo
The black American experience of slavery is a key factor in the development of popular music. African slaves in America’s southern states were subject to incalculable injustice and oppression. However, that shameful period in history was the source of many music genres. Continue reading “Slavery Couldn’t Silence Christian Music”
By: Focus On The Family
Have you ever felt like you were in the “daily grind” of marriage?
It’s time to change that perspective, as we explore how to bring fun and laughter back into your relationship, and even enjoy your spouse when they drive you crazy! Continue reading “Having Fun in Your Marriage”
By Kim Wilkinson
Yes, at this time of year, there is such a thing as ‘leftover chocolate’.
After the Easter celebrations die down and you simply can’t eat another egg, here are some ways to reduce all that chocolate from your precious cupboard space. Continue reading “10 Ideas for Your Leftover Easter Chocolate”
By: Rachel Doherty | Tweens 2 Teen
Giving advice to teens can seem like an important role for parents. But if you want them to listen to you, you’ll need to find a clever way to share your thoughts that keeps them tuned in. Continue reading “How to Give Your Teens Advice They’ll Listen To”
By: Akos Balogh
It happened at the strangest times.
Whether arriving home from coaching my son’s soccer team, or finishing a long-distance bike-ride with friends. Without any warning, I felt it: Continue reading “Why I Thank God For My Painful Mid-Life Crisis”
By: Clare Bruce
When Eloise Wellings takes off from the starting line at the Games on the Gold Coast, she won’t just be propelled by her 20 years of experience and training. Continue reading “Faith & Tenacity – Eloise Wellings on Track for Gold Coast Games”
By: Susan Browning
It’s like this perpetual reminder.
You’d think I’d have learnt by now.
But no, it’s a constant current in my life and, like a thorn in my side, doing just doesn’t stop. Continue reading “Hustle and Rest”
By: Anne Rinaudo
Discussion of crime and punishment inevitably gets heated. Some people want to take a hard line ‘prison is for punishment’ approach while others see merit in addressing the social circumstances and personal difficulties that got people behind bars. Continue reading “Is Our Prison System Working? Why Should we be Concerned?”
By: Dr Justin Coulson
The latest research from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) tells us that most Aussie kids (around two-thirds) are using their screens significantly more than expert guidelines suggest is healthy. Continue reading “5 Ways to Set Screen Time Limits With Your Children”
By Clare Bruce
Christian leader Karl Faase challenges atheist taunts that Jesus’ resurrection is one big April Fools’ joke. Continue reading ““Jesus Back From the Dead? April Fools!””