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the greatest showman

Is It Wrong to Dream of Hugh Jackman?

By: Sam Chan

The dreamy Hugh Jackman dreamingly chases his dreams – as he plays P. T. Barnum in ‘The Greatest Showman’. So why can’t I? Read more

gambling industry

Should the Gambling Industry be Allowed to Donate to Political Parties?

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. Read more

seeing god

Awe Struck Wonder: Seeing God in the Every-Day Moment

By: Yvette Cherry

“Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God’s wonders. Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash? Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who has perfect knowledge?” Job 37:14-16 NIV Read more

lunchbox

The Five Essential Ingredients for a Great School Lunchbox

By: Clare Bruce

If you’re daunted by the prospect of another year of school lunch-making, these tips from nutritionist and dietitian Cindy Williams will help get you inspired. Read more

identity

My Good Good Father

By: Yvette Cherry

The woman had told several lies about me. Rumours circulated and the hurt grew. I was not who she claimed I was, but she was angry and hurting and it was easiest to blame me. Read more

change

When the Way You’re Living Your Life Has to Change

By: Elaine Fraser

I sat on the couch next to my husband and every word he spoke grated against my soul. It was like fingernails scratching down an old-school blackboard. Everything in me felt scraped and raw and I wanted to scream, ‘Shut up!’ Read more

First Look at 'Paul, Apostle of Christ' – starring Jim Caviezel

By: Movies Change People

A new biblical film, ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’ is scheduled for cinemas this Easter – starring James Faulkner (Downton Abby) as Saint Paul, and Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ) as Saint Luke. Read more

stolen generation

10 Years After The Stolen Generation Apology: “It Makes me Cry Even Now”

By: Katrina Roe

Although it was ten years ago, Ian Hamm can remember the exact moment of the apology to the Stolen Generations. Read more

imperfect marriage

Embracing an Imperfect Marriage

By: Focus On The Family

Mark and Jill Savage open up about their own imperfect marriage — how they’ve tried to change each other, struggled with emotional intimacy, and needed counseling to work through their conflict. Read more