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‘Book Club: The Next Chapter’ – Resets Views on Ageing

The plot is simplistic, but there’s joy in these four characters pushing back on the idea that life gets less interesting as you get older.

Fighting Feelings and the Past Come Head-to-Head in ‘Creed III’

In an art-scape increasingly giving attention to women and under-represented social groups, this movie instead looks into the heart of men.

Stressed? You Can Use it For Good, says Former Navy Officer Paul Taylor

“Big challenges that are really hard to overcome” are an opportunity to sharpen our character or to practice a virtue, says author Paul Taylor.

Brendan Fraser’s ‘The Whale’ Challenges How Faith Relates to People in Pain

From trauma bonds to quests for redemption and crises of faith, each character in ‘The Whale’ has a rich backstory.

Does Christian Celebrity Need a Cure? – ‘Christianity Today’s’ Katelyn Beaty

US journalist Katelyn Beaty reflects on the Christian celebrity culture origin, Jesus’ relationship to fame and the lost art of contentment.

‘The Noel Diary’ – Wins with Justin Hartley, Loses in Undermining Real Love

Increasingly, where ‘The Noel Diary’ and its streaming mates fall over is in what they define as acceptable in the pursuit of true love.

‘My Mind & Me’: Selena Gomez Breaks Down Myth of Success

‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me’ is about a woman grappling with a past that’s defined her but that she’s since outgrown.

Domestic Violence: The Church Can’t be Absent From Addressing the Issue

“Rates of domestic abuse in the church community are about the same as in the broader community,” Anglicare’s Lynda Dunstan says.

Food Can Prompt Us Toward Godly Wonder, Says Writer Erin Davis

Realising how unhealthy her approach to food had become, Erin Davis began to wonder what the Bible had to say about food.

‘The Chosen’ Season 3: Following Jesus Isn’t About Having an Easy Life

‘The Chosen’ Season 3 will feature the “feeding of the 5000” – a shoot with 12,000 extras & fans, and the series’ highest-scale scene to date

It’s Worth the Ride as ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’ [Movie Review]

Mrs Harris becomes a symbol of boldness and a breaker of the status-quo, offering hope that your life can be more than what it is now.

Mr Eternity’s Story Explored in ‘Written in Chalk: The Echo of Arthur Stace’

Eternity is a word that was seen for 35 years written on Sydney’s streets in chalk by a man named Arthur Stace.

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.

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.

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.

Change Doesn’t Have to Be Quick to Be Worthwhile, Says Author Hannah Brencher

Author Hannah Brencher encourages her readers to seek out their own transformation story and learn to pursue health and success through God, not culture.

“Healthy Masculinity Looks Like Christlikeness,” Says Pastor Jon Tyson

Australian pastor and author Jon Tyson says we need a “radical Christian community”, championing healthy masculinity and Christlike character.