2018 in Review: Top Trends of the Year

By: McCrindle

2018 was a big year. It brought with it everything from the Royal Wedding to the Thai cave rescue. As 2018 comes to a close, we look back at some of the top trends of 2018, from the most searched terms to the top hashtags of the year. Read more

Gospel Singer Anthony Evans: Peace, Heartbreak and the Christina Aguilera Effect

By: Laura Bennett

Raised in the church by renowned American preacher Dr. Tony Evans, and counting international speaker Priscilla Shirer among his siblings, Anthony Evans’ career as a gospel singer isn’t surprising. Read more

How to Stop Feeling Like a Guilty Parent in the School Holidays

By: Rachel Doherty

The parent guilt of letting teenagers and children spend the school holidays glued to a screen is real. But what’s wrong with letting our kids be a little lazy? Read more


By: Neri Morris

The Sabbath. A day designated for rest and reflection.

There is much discussion surrounding this commanded day of rest, is it meant to be Sunday or Saturday? Is it only so that we can attend church? etc. Read more

How to Deal With Trolls (Hint: Don’t Get Even and Don’t Give In)

By: Sheridan Voysey

“You need to get a life,” Laura told me. “There’s plenty you can do to help children without being a father.” Then there was Maya: “Forgive me if I don’t cry a river when men suffer the indignity of infertility when women have suffered that stigma for millennia.” And Charlie had his say: “Get over your ego and adopt.” Read more

Indigenous Bible Opens Door to Faith for Indigenous Australians

By: Anne Rinaudo

Above: Rev Lois Nadjamerrek; Jonathan Harris and Hagar Nadjamerrek with the ‘Kunwinjku Shorter Bible’

Imagine if you had never read or heard the message of the Bible in your own language. That is the reality for Australia’s Indigenous community. Although more than half of Indigenous people are Christians, very few have read or heard the Bible in their ‘heart’ language. Read more

The 12 Aussie Stats of Christmas

By: McCrindle

As Christmas approaches, McCrindle has compiled a list of fun stats about Christmas, which include the top three things Aussies are most looking forward to this Christmas, to how many calories Santa will consume on Christmas Eve! Read more

7 Tips For a Relaxing and Memorable Summer Holiday

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Each year, when summer holidays roll around, I remind myself that I need a break. I remind myself that it is time to try to relax and enjoy the holidays with my children before the pressures of work and school start up again next year. I know how important it is to have time to just chill together as a family… but each year it seems to get harder and harder. Read more

There’d Be No Christmas If Mary and Joseph Hadn’t Listened to Their God-dream

By: Tania Harris

The Christmas story is full of God conversations and one of the most important ones takes place in a dream. It came soon after Jesus was born and if Mary and Joseph hadn’t attended to it, Christmas would not be the occasion we celebrate today. Read more

Right Place, Right Time: Beautiful Images Of Extreme Weather

Above: Feature image for the 2019 Australian Weather Calendar – Sunset-lit lightning over Gulf St Vincent, South Australia, 21 January 2018 – Rowland Beardsell

By: Anne Rinaudo

Sometimes by accident, sometimes by design, professional and amateur shutterbugs vie each year for the honour of having their ‘perfect storm’ – or rainbow, cloud or wave – picked as a feature image on the annual Australian weather calendar. Read more