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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.

Is There a Master Builder? How Lego Points to Something Bigger

Lego may give an insight into some of life’s biggest questions, and a pointer that maybe the atheist explanation for the universe is inadequate.

How Can Jesus Really Be the Answer?

We live in a time of much fear, uncertainty and difficulty. Dr Sam Chan discusses the relevance of Jesus in our lives today.

Beyond the Facebook Friend: How to Build Great Relationships

Many Australians have lots of Facebook friends but few genuine relationships. Here are four characteristics of a true friend.

Why Think? A Tribute to Ravi Zacharias

Thinking about life’s biggest questions was the heart and passion of the late Ravi Zacharias. We discuss how to find hope and meaning in a difficult world.

Interview with Dami Im: How Can We Sing When It Hurts?

Singer Dami Im shares part of her story and some of the challenges of stardom and how she finds comfort, peace, and purpose.

Five Ways in Which Netflix Reveals Something Bigger

Does our desire for drama point to something more? Here are five bigger questions to consider after a good Netflix binge.

How Can God Be Real When the World Is so Messed Up?

At the age of 9, Dan Paterson experienced a car accident which prompted a life journey exploring some of the biggest and most painful questions of life.

Is There an End to Infectious Disease?

An interview with Dr. Justin Denholm, infectious disease consultant and medical director of the Victorian Tuberculosis program.

What Happens When I Die?

In this conversation with humour and wisdom, hear how the death of someone close prompted this guy to confront some of life’s biggest questions.