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“It’s a Masterpiece”: A Hopeful Top 10 Christian Book List

In searching for this year’s best books, SparkLit has come up with a list of gems that will serve you well in your spare time.

Uncle Jack Charles: 1943-2022

The revered and trailblazing actor Uncle Jack Charles, who was a Stolen Generations survivor, died on Tuesday 13th September, aged 79.

Our Brains Aren’t Ready for Pandemic Fatigue – But There’s Hope, Says Psychologist

“We’re not out of it, because the impact of a global pandemic will take a while to resolve,” clinical psychologist Valerie Ling says.

The British Monarchy: What Happens Next?

After a 70-year reign, the Queen has died. When is her funeral? How is Australia paying its respect? And what happens to our coins?

Will You Take the Challenge to Have 5 Spiritual Conversations This Month?

When it comes to faith conversations, are you “hesitant”, “busy” or “enthusiastic”? City Bible Forum say all types can share the good news.

“It’s Getting Harder with Every Crop We Lose,” An Aussie Farmer on Finding Hope

Farmer Trent’s reality is one of thousands across the nation – finding a way to face the consequences of floods, droughts and a pandemic.

Queen Elizabeth II: 1926–2022

The Queen has passed away at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, it was announced at 6.30pm London time, sparking scenes of mourning around the world.

Dustin Nickerson Counters Unhelpful Marriage Advice with Comedy

Comedian Dustin Nickerson describes himself as the “the world’s most average person”. Here he challenges one-size-fits-all marriage advice.

Older Women Most At Risk of Homelessness

Women aged 55 years and above are the fastest growing female group experiencing homelessness in Australia – a “real worry” for charities.

Explainer: Why Has the “Anglican Church Split”?

The issue of same-sex marriage has caused a deep, dividing rift within the Anglican Church in Australia. Mike Crooks explains.

Drop the Notion of “Making It”, Says Musician-Turned-CEO Pete Gillies

“The concept of ‘making it’ is this illusive idea that I don’t know if we ever achieve,” says former New Empire guitarist Peter Gillies.

Australia’s Christian History Takes Centre Stage in New Book

Dr Paul Roe’s book ‘Tell Me Another: A Storyteller’s Search for Australia’s Lost Faith’ looks at the importance of sharing everyone’s stories.

Hobby Horse Riding: A Strange Sport Impacting Lives for the Better

Hobby horse riding is a legitimate competitive sport, that is growing in Australia. Expert Coralie Kedzlie shared all about the horse hype.

Radical Love Helps ‘Shazam!’ Actor Zachary Levi Overcome History of Trauma

In his debut memoir ‘Radical Love: Learning to Accept Yourself and Others’, Zachary shares about his trauma recovery and mission to help others.

Space Exploration Reflects a Spiritual Need, Says US Author and Pastor Levi Lusko

Levi Lusko has written about many subjects over the years but in his new book, he looks at humanity’s obsession with the celestial.

Enjoying Each Other’s Company Again: Colin Buchanan’s New ‘In Real Life’ Song

Colin Buchanan’s latest release is a song about rediscovering Australia and journeying to reunite with loved ones, post-pandemic-restrictions.

Social Media Loses Trust as Source of News: Report

A new study reveals that Australians are turning away from social media platforms for a specific type of content.

50 Years Since Christian Hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ Topped the UK Charts

Remembering when: The well-known Christian hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ was immortalised when it became the No.1 hit in England for five weeks in 1972.