Good Advice… Bad Jokes… Our Favourite Movie Dads of All Time

By Movies Change People

Dads – they love us, defend us, tickle us, protect us and are always ready with the most cringe-worthy jokes. Read more

Yvonne Griese – A Cross in Time: Where Does Our Faith Come From?

By: Laura Bennett

There’s a lot of conflicting emotions when your own habits start to remind you of your parents’. The horror of turning into an adult like them mixes with a sense of pride in the strength of your DNA. It’s excitingly tribal and depressing all at the same time. Read more

Faith Shines Through in Dry Times: Christian Farmers Take a Hopeful Outlook

By: Katrina Roe

While Aussie farmers are struggling under the drought, it seems many Christian farmers are finding comfort in their faith. Read more

Faith Sharing Tip: Bring Church out of the Building

By: Morag Paton

Have you ever got stuck thinking that you need to bring people to church for them to hear about Jesus? While church is a great place to gather, it’s important that we don’t let the mindset creep in that people need to come to church to get to know Jesus. Read more

Helpful Tips from Other Step-Parents

By: Care Family

Stepfamilies are on the increase and, with much love and hard work, a blended family home can be a happy and positive place to be. Read more

Youth Homelessness Matters. Meet Simon, One of the Thousands of Reasons Why

By: Clare Bruce

There’s a common misconception about youth homelessness. It goes something like this: ‘Teenagers have no excuse for being homeless, they have perfectly good homes and parents who can look after them, they are probably just avoiding rules and chores’. Read more

Did You Know? The Christian-Inspired Origins of Father’s Day

By: Graham McDonald

In 1909, a couple named John and Sonora Dodd attended the Mother’s Day service at their church in Spokane, Washington, USA. Read more

Learn How to Develop Emotional Intelligence

By: Dr Justin Coulson

The bell had just rung for the end of recess. Children were heading back to their classrooms, and Year 1 teacher Mrs Boonen was preparing to return to hers when she noticed one of her students stumbling across the playground towards her, fists clenched, rubbing her eyes, sobbing. Mrs Boonen crouched to the ground and extended her arms to Amelia, and the six-year-old rushed into her teacher’s embrace. Read more

SRE & Australia: Are We a Good Match?

By: Laura Bennett

Traditions are a fickle thing. A lot of us have them but can’t always remember where they came from. We like to protect them, but can be really disconnected from their origin. Read more

Spiced Sweet Potato Soup with Pecans

By: Susan Joy

A smooth, thick and mildly spiced soup with a little crunch from pieces of pecans scattered through. Add a dollop of natural coconut yoghurt and a sprig of coriander to dress up your soup. Read more