Send Hope – Pack a Gift-Filled Shoebox for Operation Christmas Child

By: Hope Media

It’s exciting to be partnering with Operation Christmas Child this year to bring gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need, in over 100 countries around the world. Read more

Australia is the World Record Holder of the Largest Christmas Light Display!

By: Rachel Murphy

Christmas seems like such a long time away, but we’re officially in the second half of 2020! As we wonder what the rest of the year will look like and how different the next festive season could be, we thought we’d give you a nice healthy dose of festive spirit! Read more

Teaching Our Kids to Be Thankful in Everything

By: Annette Spurr

Last school holidays were like none other for many parents around the world. Camping trips and day trips were cancelled, playdates were off, and there wasn’t even sport on TV! Read more

Home Will Be the Hero: Creating a Safe Place for Our Tweens and Teens

By: Michelle Mitchell

The feeling of packing your bags up and heading home is always bittersweet, especially if it wasn’t in the original plan. Read more

Australians Prepare to Mark Anzac Day On Their Driveways at 6am

By: Clare Bruce

Above: (L) Kelly Wall in Landsborough, QLD, paints her wheelie bin ahead of Saturday (Photo: Facebook)

Australians in their thousands are preparing to mark Anzac Day from their driveways on Saturday, after the cancellation of all public Anzac gatherings due to coronavirus restrictions. Read more

Banjo Paterson’s Forgotten ANZAC Role: One of the Least-Known Parts of His Life

By: Annie Hamilton

Main image: Australian bush poet A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson. Inset: Light Horseman Private Richard Harwell Bryant on his waler, the kind of horse broken in and trained by Banjo Paterson. Bryant died aged only 38 while serving in Beirut, Syria, 1918. Photo: Australian War Memorial. All photos: Public Domain

Those tough Aussie horses, broken in and trained for the exact task before them, struggled in the soft, burning Middle Eastern sand, their fetlocks sinking deep in the desert hills. Read more

What Seeing Jesus Tomb Taught Me About His Resurrection

By: Laura Bennett

Last year I returned from 18 days in Israel and Jordan. Together with my family we toured biblical sites, and immersed ourselves in the complicated history of the nations’ cultural significance.
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6 Fun Things You Can Still Do This Easter Weekend

By: Christine Addis

My family and I have developed some traditions over the years that have become part of normal life in the Addis household and one of those traditions has been to organise a treasure hunt at Easter with the “treasure” being Easter eggs. Read more

What’s So Good About Good Friday?

By: Berni Dymet

Good Friday. Gee – you read the historical account – doesn’t seem that good. So – was there anything good about Good Friday? Read more