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Finding True Rest in a World That’s Too Busy

The more we can trust that God is in control and cares for us, and that we don’t have to earn his approval, the more we’ll be able to “rest” .

How the Ultimate Dad Dads

In Hamish Blake’s new podcast about fatherhood, many of the interview guests tell us what they wish they’d done differently as a Dad.

What is the Ultimate ‘Big Question’ People are Asking?

After 200 episodes of the ‘Bigger Quetsions’ podcast, Robert Martin is surprised to discover that the ‘big questions’ of life just keep rolling in.

What Would Jesus Say to Leaders?

The whole point of being a leader is to ‘eat last’; to serve; to sacrifice your personal good for the gain of the team, writes Sam Chan.

5 Better Measures of Success

We all have different measures for success. But as Christians, the more important question is to ask ourselves, “Who defines our success?”

Can We Ever Find True Equality?

God declares all humans equal because we are created in his image, no matter how much we earn, how we look or where we live, writes Robert Martin.

Why Do We Love Origin Stories?

Many hit movies are about the hero’s origins…. and we’re intrigued by our own origins, too, taking DNA tests to trace our ancestors. Why the fascination?

Three Reasons Why We Procrastinate (And How to Overcome it)

Many of us wish we didn’t procrastinate so much. But before we can think about how to overcome it, we need to first understand why we do it.

Consider This Before You Quiet Quit

In Christ, we have the wisdom and strength to do more than quiet quit—to go deep and identify the root issue of our struggles, writes Jane Lim.

Did You Tick ‘No Religion’ in the Census?

The decline in Australia of those who call themselves Christian has been remarkable over the past decade. The past five decades has seen a dramatic drop.

Minions: The Rise of Gru [Movie Review]

The back-story of Gru and his desire be a super-villain reflects the basic human need to be wanted and accepted by one’s peers, says Reel Dialogue.

‘Elvis’ is One of Luhrmann’s Best [Movie Review]

Put on your blue suede shoes and get out to see Lurhmann’s vision of the King, is the strong advice of film critic Russ Matthews.

“Social Glyphosate”, aka Individualism, and How It’s Withering Our Society

Radical expressive individualism – deciding who we want to be outside of the confines of others – isn’t creating the flourishing they promise on the bottle.

CODA: With Three Oscars, This Film’s Making Waves

With three Oscars, the heartwarming CODA has taken the world by surprise, giving us an insight into the lives of Children of Deaf Adults.

Grief and Growing up Explored in ‘The Adam Project’

13-year-old newcomer Walker Scobell outshines even Ryan Reynolds, in this heartfelt Netflix offering about grief and growing up.

The Batman: A Movie Review of the Latest Version

Do we need another version? Oh, yeah. Critic Russ Matthews shares his take on the latest iteration of the neverending Batman movie tradition.

A Refreshing Conversation Between an Atheist and Christian

A conversation that offers fascinating insights and perhaps a model for how to have civil and thoughtful conversations about God, gods and bigger questions.

What is The Biggest Question People Ask About Faith and God?

After exploring 200 big questions on the Bigger Questions podcast, host Robert Martin reflects on the biggest question of all.