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Our Dads Colour Our Relationship With God—But There’s Healing For That, Says Louie Giglio

By: Laura Bennett

Talking to someone about their relationship with their father isn’t an easy conversation, and not one you have too often. It can be really personal, and bring up tough memories, particularly if it’s a challenging one.
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Local Manly Pastor says the African Church is Thriving

By: Laura Bennett

This week Manly Life Church Pastor Tim Gionvanelli will take a team of four to see the work of African Enterprise in Kenya. Visiting some their development work in the slums, an orphanage school, and learning about their Foxfires gap year program, Tim believes the team will be encouraged by what they encounter in Africa.
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Thousands Gather to Share the Gospel in Mombasa, Kenya

By: Laura Bennett

With an estimated population of approximately 1.5 million, Mombasa is the oldest city in Kenya. It’s the second largest behind Nairobi, with a strategic location along the Indian Ocean that’s seen Mombasa thrive as an economic and cultural hub.
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SRE – How to Answer Life’s Everyday Questions

By: Laura Bennett

What happens when I die? Who’s God? Both questions your child may ask, but more often than not kids want answers on handling tricky situations, and navigating life’s everyday complexities. In their language it might come down to what makes a good friend? And, can I say what I think? 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

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

Handling the Conversations with Your Kids that Matter Most

By: Laura Bennett

Curiosity is something to be encouraged in our kids, but when they start to ask curly questions about life, faith, and why you make them set the table how do you handle it? Read more

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What You Didn’t Know About ‘I Can Only Imagine’s’ Lead Actor, J.Michael Finley

By: Laura Bennett

With pop music at our disposal 24/7, it’s easy forget that behind every great song is a great story. Inspired by the death of his father, Mercy Me lead singer Bart Millard wrote ‘I Can Only Imagine’ to process what he’d seen happen to his Dad, and what it would be like to stand in heaven before God. Read more

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When Beauty Treatments Become About Life Calling

By: Laura Bennett

Tucked away in a quite alley of a busy Australian city is Aesthetic Artisan Group: a sweet-scented haven for salon-weary clients who seek respite from the impersonal care and rushed pace so many beauty outlets offer.

Walking off the street and into its modernised French provincial setting there’s no hairdryers buzzing or heels hitting floorboards, it’s calm and welcoming. Read more

Spielberg’s New Film 'The Post' and the Media’s Struggle to Tell the Truth

By: Laura Bennett

In an era of ‘fake news’ and questionable Facebook feeds, Stephen Spielberg’s political thriller The Post is already making waves in government circles, this week being banned in Lebanon and having its historical accuracy challenged. Read more