Faith and Friendship

How much impact can faith and friendship have on a marriage?

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The Fastest Growing Religion in the World? You Might Already Be a Member

By: Sheridan Voysey

Think for a moment about a large shopping mall near you.

Think about its awesome size, its ceiling to the sky and its escalators climbing to heaven. Think of all those shops inside, with their ultra-slim manikins in the windows giving us a vision of who we could become. Read more


Jesus Is Coming… Look Busy

By: Rodney Olsen

You’ve had the same conversation a thousand times. You meet up with someone who asks how you’ve been and you answer by telling them … ‘busy’.

Their question isn’t about your level of activity, it’s about your personal wellness, yet you still feel the need to assure them that you’ve been a productive member of society. I know this because I get caught up in it too. Read more

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The Power of One: The Protest of Martin Luther and Its Relevance Today

By: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House

When Martin Luther took on the Holy Roman Empire it was not for short term gain. Read more

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Marriage Debate: Progress Is Not Always as It Seems – Michael Jensen

By: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House

Which side of history are Christians on? It’s a question posed by the same sex marriage debate, as advocates for the yes case argue that society has progressed and the church needs to go with it. Read more


Resilience: How to Stay Strong When Things Are Unstable

By: Sheridan Voysey

Surprising election results. Strained international relations. Refugee lines. Terrorist attacks. Almost every day we hear another reason to be alarmed at the state of our world.

Add to that our own personal storms, whether they be unemployment, illness or loss, and it can feel like our very foundations are being shaken right now. Read more

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Hope in Cancer, Death and Grief

By: Lois Thomson

Every day in Australia, 48 women hear those dreaded words: “I’m sorry, but you have breast cancer.” One in eight Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer before they reach the age of 85. Read more

Trusting God Through the Valleys

Adrian and Nicole Barton are one couple who’s experiences epitomise the ups and downs of life.

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Shape of your Soul

5 Tips: Developing the Shape of your Soul

By: Kaye Hollings

What is the shape of your soul? You’ve probably never thought about it.

Of course, you’ve heard about how important it is to keep physically in shape, get enough sleep, interact with others, and stimulate your brain by learning new things. They’re all vital to good health.

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My Christian Marriage is More Important Than My Same Sex Attraction

Author: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House

Colin has same sex attraction. He describes it as something he has, rather than who he is. It doesn’t define him.

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