A Tale of Two God-Decisions | How to Know God’s Will

By: Tania Harris

Decision-making as a Christian can get complicated. Some people say we need to hear God’s voice in all our decisions; others say the will of God is wide open and we can choose whatever option seems best to us. How do we know God’s will for our lives? To address this question, I’m going to share from two different scenarios in my own life: one in which God spoke and one in which he didn’t. Read more


The Morning Dawns and the Evening Fades

By: Susan Browning

It usually starts with someone either screaming, crying, kicking me or begging for TV before a reasonable hour. It’s my life, and I love it. But most days do begin startled or in a groan and a vague rolling out of bed after a lot of denial. It’s a rude awakening. Read more

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How to Travel Lightly Through the World

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

There’s two kinds of travellers: those that pride themselves on packing as little as possible, and those who pack as much as they’re allowed. I must confess to being one of the latter! Read more


The Original Christian Feminists

By: Tania Harris

Growing up, ‘feminism’ was a dirty word. It was what those aggressive, angry, bra-burners with their pant suits and cropped hair did to mess up the social order. They were out to get us – the church – who knew how to do male-female relationships, who knew what it was to be a true woman. Read more

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Why Did Jesus Bless all the Wrong People?

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

It often seems like Jesus blesses all the wrong people! We all want to be blessed, don’t we? Read more


What We Learn About Hearing God from a Valentine

By: Tania Harris

A single friend of mine used to “go on a date with Jesus”. She would mark the event in her diary, set the table for two, light a candle and pray for the evening. I understood the sentiment, but still found it a little cringeworthy. Read more


How to Measure Your Success in Life

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

Everyone wants to be successful. No one wants to be a failure, so how do you measure your success in life? Read more

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What to Do When God Isn't Speaking

By: Tania Harris | God Conversations

What do we do when God is silent? When we’re praying for answers and there’s no response from the heavens? Read more

What Australian Christians Can Learn From The Persecuted Church

By Tim Reid | Open Doors

Above: A congregation of determined believers in Nigeria holds a church service in the open air, in front of what was once their church, now destroyed.

“We [celebrate Easter] knowing that at any time a suicide bomber can come and disrupt our service, our worship, our praying. Then I think: Will it really be disrupted or will I be sent into the fullness of worship?” Read more

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How Jesus Sees You When You’re Down

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

How does Jesus see you when you’re down? You know how you see yourself: as alone, worthless, unloved and unlovable, and basically as a failure. But the important thing is not how you see yourself, but how Jesus sees you. Because if you can allow how Jesus sees you to become your reality, then you can get through anything! Read more