“Jesus Back From the Dead? April Fools!”

By Clare Bruce

Christian leader Karl Faase challenges atheist taunts that Jesus’ resurrection is one big April Fools’ joke. Read more

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Betrayed

By: Rodney Olsen

We’ve all been let down. People close to us have hurt us. We’ve been disappointed by those we thought we could depend upon. Read more

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Snapchats of Dead Bodies: The Loss of Sacred Things

By: Jennie Scott

“Did you see where kids were Snapchatting during the shooting?” my sister asked. “They showed the bodies on the ground.”

No, I didn’t. Thank goodness. But I am not surprised. Read more

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What Does it Mean That Jesus Was Buried in a New Tomb?

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

Sometimes we just have to dig a little to find beautiful meanings hidden just under the surface of the Bible. John 19:41 is one of those verses. It tells us that Jesus was buried in a “new tomb, in which no one had ever been laid” (NIV). Read more

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A Theology of Chocolate – How Our Twisted Ideas Turned God into a Killjoy

By: Tania Harris

Magnums are one of my all-time favourite ice-creams. I love the smooth Belgian chocolate and the rich ice-cream inside. But some years ago, Magnum launched a new marketing campaign, labelling each of their ice-creams with one of the seven deadly sins. Read more

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How to Turn Your Anger Around

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Do you lose your cool with your kids? Do you feel like you’re constantly yelling?

In this week’s podcast episode I share my top 4 tips for keeping our anger in check, staying calm and being kind to our children (even when we think they don’t deserve it). Read more

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Paleo Hot Cross Muffin-Buns

By: Susan Joy

You don’t have to miss out on Easter traditions just because you choose to eat healthily. I’ve got an awesome gluten/grain free Hot Cross Muffin recipe for you, it can be made traditionally with sultanas or chocolatey using healthy dark chocolate. Read more

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Movie Review: Paul, Apostle of Christ

By: Adam Niven

No doubt at some point in your Christian journey you’ve asked yourself how you would respond in the face of severe persecution. Read more

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He Touches Your Feet

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

When my wife came to Australia as a young adult, she had to attend English classes. She did these classes with a mixture of people from Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

In one of these classes she was sitting next to a young man from the Middle East, and for some reason, to get his attention, she tapped his foot with her own foot. She was completely taken aback at how furious he became at her! Read more

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How Do We Explain?

By: Rodney Olsen

Looking across a couple of news websites I’ve seen a common theme.

“How do I explain this to my 10-year-old son?”

“I was ashamed to explain to my nine-year-old son that we had planned to cheat.” Read more