Tag Archive for: news

Women and Girls Suffering the Most In Global Food Crisis

As the world suffers a global food crisis, women and girls are bearing the greatest burden of hunger, says Compassion Australia.

Bush to Beach: A Program Teaching Indigenous Children Essential Life Skills

The program helps children develop self-esteem and confidence, gets them to stay in school, get an education and be the best they can be.

Body Image: When It Becomes an Issue

If you find you are overthinking about how you look, and it’s impacting your mood and eating habits, it may be time to seek support.

ChatGPT And the Rise of Technology

We will need wisdom and love to discern how to use machines and AI in filling traditional human roles, writes Derek Schuurman.

A Year On – What God Is Doing Through FEBC in Ukraine

Despite the challenges of the ongoing war in Ukraine, FEBC is finding unique ways to reach more people with a message of hope.

From Jail to Joy: Maverick City Music’s Grammy Success

The wildly popular US Gospel group builds on last year’s win to take home four Grammys including for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.

How Kids Helpline is Normalising ‘Help Seeking’ in Schools

Schools are encouraged to make use of the free Kids Helpine @ School program which can empower and help normalise ‘help seeking’ in students.

Christians in Syria and Turkey Call for Prayer After Deadly Earthquake

Churches in Turkey and Syria are calling for Christians around the world to pray, after earthquakes have killed almost 4,000 people.

The World’s Population Has Reached 8 Billion

November 15, 2022 was the day the United Nations predicted the world’s population would tick over the historic 8 billion milestone.

Tributes for Angela Lansbury: 1925-2022

The much-loved ‘Murder, She Wrote’ actress and voice of Mrs Potts in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has died peacefully at home at the age of 96.

Former Prime Minister John Howard on the Queen, Australia and Sport

“Our sense of balance has defined us as a nation and will safeguard our future.” Australia’s 25th prime minister chats about his new book.

‘Self-Care is Vital in the Unrelenting News Cycle’

It’s important to switch off the news at times – but how do the reporters bringing us the news care for themselves through the rolling stream of overwhelm?

Traumatic Events in the News: 10 Tips for Supporting Young People

Expert tips on how to spot the signs of trauma in your children when they’ve been overexposed to bad news – and how to help them.

Child Protection Week: Teach Consent Early, Warn Child Psychologists

For Child Protection Week (September 5-11), Act for Kids reveals young children are vulnerable to abuse due to a lack of education.

To Space and Back: Sir Richard Branson Aboard Virgin Galactic Unity 22

English billionaire Sir Richard Branson and his commercial Virgin Galactic Unity 22 spaceflight successfully made it to space and back.

Ash Barty Becomes Third Australian Woman to Win Wimbledon

The Wimbledom match was won in three sets against Czech Karolina Pliskova, who Ash Barty said was an “exceptional” competitor.

Church Online during this period of isolation

During this period of isolation we are all finding it hard to share with fellow believers with the regular church services being postponed and social distancing enforced. We have started sharing messages from local pastors and guest speakers…

What to Say to Children and Teens About COVID-19

Reports on COVID-19 are everywhere – on every screen, in every feed, at work, and school. But how much is too much information? And what is age appropriate?